Describe an activity to show that carbon-dioxide is liberated when metal carbonates or metal hydrogen carbonate reacts with dilute acid?

Asked by Gurleen Kaur | 6th Jul, 2011, 12:51: AM

Expert Answer:

Take two test tubes , label them as A and B. Then take about  2 mL of dilute HCl to both test tubes .Then pass the gas produced  in each case through  lime water .Lime water turns milky.This shows that the gas produced is Carbon dioxide.

Metal carbonate/Metal Hydrogen carbonate+Acid?Salt+Carbon dioxide+water                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Answered by  | 6th Jul, 2011, 11:14: AM

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