Which one of the following is present as an active ingredient in bleaching powder for bleaching action?

  • Option 1)

    C_{a}OCl_{2}

  • Option 2)

    C_{a}\left ( OCl \right )_{2}

  • Option 3)

    C_{a}O_{2}Cl

  • Option 4)

    C_{a}Cl_{2}

 

Answers (5)
T tharanraj

2

 

K kunwar nakhat

1

B balakrishnan m

ca(ocl)2

B balakrishnan m

 

 

A Aadil Khan

As learnt in concept

Action of Cl2 on milk of lime -

Form hypochlorite, a constituent of bleaching powder

- wherein

2Ca(OH)_{2}+2Cl_{2}\rightarrow Ca(OCl)_{2}(Bleaching \ Powder) +\2H_{2}O

 

Hypochlorite (Ca (OCl)_{2}), releases chlorine, and is an active ingridient of bleaching powder.


Option 1)

C_{a}OCl_{2}

This solution is incorrect

Option 2)

C_{a}\left ( OCl \right )_{2}

This solution is correct

Option 3)

C_{a}O_{2}Cl

This solution is incorrect

Option 4)

C_{a}Cl_{2}

This solution is incorrect

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