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The compound sodium hydrogen carbonate, also known as baking soda, sodium bicarbonate and bicarbonate of soda, is a white crystalline powder that is soluble in water. The chemical formula for sodium bicarbonate is NaHCO3... More »

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The chemical formula for sodium bicarbonate is NaHCO3. The common name of this substance is baking soda, and its chemical name is sodium hydrogen carbonate. More »

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Anhydrous sodium carbonate is the waterless crystalline form of sodium carbonate, the sodium salt of carbonic acid. Its chemical formula is Na2CO3, and its molar mass is 105.988 grams per mole. Its density is 2.54 grams ... More »

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