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Vlado
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metal oxide and water

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Why metal oxide and water gives metal hydroxide?
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Water (pH neutral) works like acid and neutralize a metal oxid to Hydroxide what gives alkaline solution.

And nonmetal oxide with water gives acid , because in this case water is a base.
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