The pH of a salt used to make tasty and crispy pakoras is 14. Identify the salt and write a chemical equation for its formation. List its two uses.
The salt used to make tasty and crispy pakoras are sodium hydrogen carbonate. The chemical formula is NaHCO3.
NaCl + H2O + CO2 + NH3NH4Cl + NaHCO3
Two of its uses are:
(1) It is used as an antacid in medicine to remove acidity of the stomach.
(ii) It is also used in fire extinguishers.
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