Calcium With Acid

Calcium is very reactive metal ...
What happen if I were to put calcium in acid ??
And what would happen if I heat calcium directly with the bunsen bunner or heated water ??


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what happens when you add

what happens when you add acid and calcium together?

Calcium is reactive metal so it will react with a most of acids.

calcium + acid --> salt + hydrogen for example:
Ca + H2SO4 --> CaS04 + H2
Ca + 2 HNO3 --> Ca(NO3)2 + H2
Ca + 2 HI --> CaI2 + H2

Calcium + water --> calcium hydroxide + hydrogen
Ca + 2 H2O --> Ca(OH)2 (aq) + H2

not a very reactive metal

Ca is not a 'very'reactive metal because sodium,potassium is more reactive than it . However, Ca is a reactive metal because it can react with cold water to form hydorgen gas and calcium hydroxide.

I've done the experiment !!
I put 3 Ca in the test-tube and it was so hot ... :o

Hehe, cool. Now can you write the chemical reacton?

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