WHY DO EGG SHELLS DISSOLVE IN DILUTE HYDROCHLORIC ACIDS

Asked by  | 5th Oct, 2011, 09:50: AM

Expert Answer:

egg shell (calcium carbonate )dissolves in HCl to form calcium chloride and water and carbon dioxide is liberated with effervescence.

Answered by  | 5th Oct, 2011, 05:07: PM

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