A student adds a spoon full of powdered sodium hydrogen carbonate to a flask containing ethanoic acid.List 2 main observations he must note in his notebook about the reaction that takes place.Also write chemical equation for the reaction?

Asked by Vikas | 16th Mar, 2017, 05:55: PM

Expert Answer:

Hi,

Observations:

1. Brisk effervescence

2. Sodium salt formation

 

Reaction:

2CH3COOH + Na2CO3 → 2CH3COONa + CO2 + H2O

Answered by  | 16th Mar, 2017, 06:07: PM

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