Sodium bicarbonate is commonly known as baking soda. The scientific name is NaHCO3. Baking soda is an alkaline compound found in crystalline form in nature. It is ground into a fine powder and is used in cooking, cleanin... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

The melting point of sodium bicarbonate is 50° Celsius (122° Fahrenheit). Its chemical formula is CHNaO3 (sometimes written as NaHCO3), and it has an atomic weight of 84 grams per mole. According to Medline Plus, sodium ... More » Science Chemistry States of Matter

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 » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules
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