2 Charul gupta Asked: October 18, 20202020-10-18T09:04:54+00:00 2020-10-18T09:04:54+00:00In: Class 10 Plaster of Paris should be stored in a moisture-proof container. Explain why? 2 NCERT Solution for Class Tenth Science Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts Exercises Questions Page No-19 Questions No-13 cbseclass10ncertscience Share Facebook 2 Answers Voted Oldest Recent Iksita Singh 2020-12-05T06:59:31+00:00Added an answer on December 5, 2020 at 6:59 am Plaster of Paris (POP) should be stored in a moisture-proof container because Plaster of Paris, a powdery mass, absorbs water (moisture) to form a hard solid known as gypsum. CaSO₄.1/2H₂O+ 3/2H₂O → CaSO₄.2H₂O 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp raj1234 2021-02-01T17:10:25+00:00Added an answer on February 1, 2021 at 5:10 pm Plaster of Paris (POP) is stored in a moisture-proof container because POP absorbs water vapour from the surrounding and reacts to form a hard mass solid known as gypsum. CaSO₄.1/2H₂O+ 3/2H₂O → CaSO₄.2H₂O 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Click on image to update the captcha. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.