Suppose a household product label says it contains sodium hydrogen carbonate (sodium...
Suppose a household product label says it contains sodium hydrogen carbonate (sodium bicarbonate). How could you test this material for the presence of sodium bicarbonate?
Sodium bicarbonate also known as baking soda is a common house hold item that can be used in cooking, baking and in cleaning. It is considered as an amphiprotic compound since it can act both as an acid or as a base depending on the solution.
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The presence of sodium bicarbonate can be detected by adding an acid to the material. If bubbles are formed then it is most likely that the material...
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