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(B) What Happens When Ethanoic Acid Reacts with Sodium Carbonate? Write Chemical Equation of the Reaction Involved. - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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What happens when ethanoic acid reacts with sodium carbonate? Write chemical equation of the reaction involved.

Solution

When ethanoic acid reacts with sodium carbonate, a brisk effervescence of carbon dioxide gas is observed. The salt formed due to this reaction is sodium ethanoate.
The chemical equation for the above reaction is as follows:
  2CH3COOH + Na2CO3 → 2CH3COONa + CO2 + H2O

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Chemistry for Class 10 (2019 Exam) (2018 to Current)
Chapter 4: Carbon And Its Compounds
Q: 36.2 | Page no. 264
Solution (B) What Happens When Ethanoic Acid Reacts with Sodium Carbonate? Write Chemical Equation of the Reaction Involved. Concept: Important Carbon Compounds - Ethanoic Acid (Acetic acid).
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