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Sodium oxide dissolves in water to give a solution of sodium hydroxide.

The oxide ion, [O2], is too strong a base to exist in water.

Na2O
  +  
H2O
         
2
NaOH
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Sodium oxide     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Water     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Sodium hydroxide     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming

Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
British A-Level Chemistry: A2
Hydrolysis

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