What are the differnt type of oxides? Give example

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An oxide is a binary compound that we obtain upon the reaction of oxygen with other elements. 

On the basis of their chemical behaviour, there are acidic, basic, amphoteric and neutral oxides.

1) Acidic Oxide
An acidic oxide reacts with water and produces an acid. Usually, it is the oxide of non-metals. Examples SO2, CO2, SO3, Cl2O7, P2O5, and N2O5. It could also be the oxide of metals with high oxidation states, such as CrO3, Mn2O7, and V2O5.
2) Basic Oxide
A basic oxide reacts with water to give a base. Examples include the oxide of most metals, such as Na2O, CaO, BaO. 
3) Amphoteric Oxide
It shows the characteristics of both an acid as well as a base and reacts with both alkalis as well as acids. For example ZnO, Al2O3 etc.

4) Neutral Oxide
It does not exhibit any tendency to form salts either with acids or bases. For example nitrous oxide and carbon monoxide.


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