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CO2 in a new and old way. Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3). When it is mixed with an acid liquid it releases the gas carbon dioxide (CO2).



 
 
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Old August 26th 03, 04:14 AM
James M K
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Default CO2 in a new and old way. Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3). When it is mixed with an acid liquid it releases the gas carbon dioxide (CO2).

Some more info about CO2 systems

http://www.thekrib.com/Plants/CO2/










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Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3).

When it is mixed with an acid liquid it releases the gas carbon dioxide
(CO2):
NaHCO3 + H+ ----- Na+ + H20 + CO2
(soda) (acid) (sodium) (water) (gas)

acid: vinegar would evaporate to aquarium with CO2 so I think that citric
acid would be better.
Drops of dissolved in a water soda dropped to disolved in a water citric
acid will make a clear CO2.
Is there any Chemist who could calculate it?






 




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