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What is a basic oxide?

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In Chemistry, A Basic Oxide Is An Oxide That Either Reacts With Water To Form A Base Or Reacts With An Acid To Form A Salt. One Example is Sodium Oxide That Reacts With Water To Produce Sodium Hydroxide.

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