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An element reacts with oxygen to give a compound with a high melting point. This compound is also soluble in water. The element is likely to be

(a) calcium
(b) carbon
(c) silicon
(d) iron.

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Chapter_Metals and Non Metals


(b)carbon is the answer.......carbon is non-metal and it can dissolve in water

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I think that is Calcium. Because when calcium reacts with Oxygen it gives Calcium Oxide. i.e Calcium + Oxygen = Calcium Oxide. And Calcium Oxide can be melted and is also dissolved in Water.
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