what is difference between slaked lime and quick lime?

  • Slaked lime Ca(OH)2 is a white amorphous powder of calcium hydroxide. It is sparingly soluble in water.
  • calcium oxide: a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide.

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Quick lime is CaO.
Slaked lime is Ca(OH)2
 
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the slaked lime is the hydroxide of calcium- Ca(OH)2 while quick lime is oxide of calcium- CaO

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  • Slaked lime Ca(OH)2 is a white amorphous powder of calcium hydroxide. It is sparingly soluble in water.
  • calcium oxide: a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide.
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quick lime is Calcium oxide-CaO...a compound of metal Calcium and oxygen

Slaked lime is a compund of CaO and water..It is called Calcium Hydroxide

Its chemical formula is Ca(OH)2

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quick lime is oxide of metal calcium whereas slaked lime is hydroxide of calcium. CaO- quick lime, Ca(OH)2- slaked lime. many more differences also makes them different such as the evolution of gases etc.

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