Oxides of most metals combine with water to form what?

1 Answer
Nov 15, 2016

Answer:

Hydroxides of that metal.

Explanation:

Oxides of metals combine with water to form hydroxides of the metal.

For example,
#Na_2O# + #H_2O# ------> #2NaOH#.
#MgO# + #H_2O# ------> #Mg(OH)_2#.
#Al_2O_3# + #3H_2O# ------> #2Al(OH)_3#.