# Answer the following. What is the action of hydrochloric acid on Na2CO3? - Chemistry

What is the action of hydrochloric acid on Na2CO3?

#### Solution

Hydrochloric acid reacts with sodium carbonate to give sodium chloride with the release of CO2 gas.

$\ce{\underset{\text{Sodium carbonate}}{Na2CO3} + \underset{\text{Hydrochloric acid}}{2HCl} -> \underset{\text{Sodium chloride}}{2NaCl} + \underset{\text{Water}}{H2O} + \underset{\text{Carbon dioxide}}{CO2}}$

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