Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals - Exercises - Page 992: 22.40c


$2Na_{2}O_{2}(s) + 2H_{2}O(l) → 4NaOH(aq) + O_{2}(g)$

Work Step by Step

This is a double displacement reaction in which oxygen from sodium peroxide is displaced by hydroxide ion to form sodium hydroxide.
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