In which form does the carbon dioxide precipitate after dissolving in water?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 months ago

In which form does the carbon dioxide precipitate after dissolving in water?
 
(a) Calcium oxide
 
(b) Carbon mono-oxide
 
(c) Calcium carbonate
 
(d) Calcium phosphate
 
The question was posed to me in quiz.
 
The doubt is from Ecosystem in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 months ago

The correct choice is (c) Calcium carbonate
 
The explanation: The CO2 in gaseous form is quite soluble in water. When carbon dioxide dissolves in water, it precipitates and leads to the formation of calcium carbonate.