Q. 15 4.5( 53 Votes )

a) Write two observations when lead nitrate is heated in a test tube.

b) Name the type of reaction.

c) Write a balanced chemical equation to represent the above reaction.

Answer :

a) i) When Lead nitrate is heated it produces a yellow precipitate of Lead monoxide.

ii) It also produces a brownish colored fume (gas) which is Nitrogen dioxide along with oxygen.

b) This is Decomposition type of chemical reaction. Decomposition reaction is a reaction which in compound is decomposed into its constituent compounds.


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