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A Student Adds a Spoon Full of Powdered Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate to a Flask Containing Ethanoic Acid. List Two Main Observations, He Must Note in His Note Book, About the Reaction that Takes Place. Also Write Chemical Equation Foe the Reaction. - Science

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

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Solution

Two main observations about the reaction:

(i) Brisk effervescence of carbon dioxide which turns lime water milky.

(ii) It is a neutralisation reaction and heat is released

CH3COOH+NaHCO3→CH3COONa+H2O+CO2

Concept: Ethanoic Acid
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