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Remembering the formula for slag

Slag is CaSiO3.

slag is CaSiO3

This may look like a slag heap but when you look at it closely, you can see it is made up of Casio calculators! Casio (CaSiO) calculators with a tree = CaSiO3

From the formula, you should be able to work out that slag contains:

Calcium (Ca)(Calcium)

Silicon (Si)(Silic)

Oxygen (O)(ate) Definition of ate

Therefore, the compound is actually calcium silicate.

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