Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 2 - Polar Covalent Bonds; Acids and Bases - Exercises: 54

Answer

The bubbles seen in the reaction are indications of a stronger acid solution.

Work Step by Step

Notice that Sodium bicarbonate will react with acetic acid to create carbonic acid successfully. When this happens, it will break down to form CO2.
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