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Neutral oxides are oxides which are neither acidic nor basic. In other words, oxides which neither react with acids or with bases are called neutral. Neutral oxides are often misconceptioned as amphoteric oxides but both of them have different characteristics.

List of Neutral oxides

1) Nitrous oxide (N2O)

2) Nitric oxide (NO)

3) Carbon monoxide (CO)

4) Water (H2O)

5) Manganese(IV) oxide (MnO2)

There are 7 neutral oxides discovered till date.

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