michelle1503
can someone please help me balance this reaction... equation in question below...



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michelle1503
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\[NaOH + CO _{2} \rightarrow NaCO _{3} + H _{2}O\]

sunnymony
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where it is equation

sunnymony
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this is wrong

michelle1503
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thats how i got the question.... i think they made a mistake... do u agree that the NaCO3 should rather ne Na2CO3..???

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2Naoh +co2  na2co3 +h2o

michelle1503
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yeah i think so too... it must be a typo in the question they gave me

sunnymony
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thanks

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hey any question plz

VincentLyon.Fr
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You can also have:
\(NaOH + CO _{2} \rightarrow Na\color {red} HCO _{3}\)

sunnymony
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yaa thats also true

michelle1503
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yeah i know that but i had to balance the equation the way they gave it to me. but thank you both.

VincentLyon.Fr
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Then there's a typo in the question, definitely.