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What will happen if a solution of sodium hydrocarbonate is heated? Give the equation of the reaction involved.



Sodium Hydrocarbonate (NaHCO 3 ) is baking soda. Upon heating, It produces Sodium Carbonate ,Carbon Dioxide and Water. The reaction is as follows: 


Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate → Sodium Carbonate + Carbon Dioxide +Water

2NaHCO 3 →  Na 2 CO 3   + H 2 O + CO 2

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