The chemical equation for soap is a fat, such as stearol, plus a strong base, such as sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide. This produces glycerol and crude soap, which consists of sodium or potassium salts of fatty a... More »

The chemical equation or formula for rust is 4 Fe(OH)3(s). The formula represents the net result of a chemical reaction that occurs between iron, water and oxygen. Rust occurs not only on mostly pure iron but also on all... More »

Chemical equations are illustrations of the reactants and products in a chemical reaction. Chemical equations are expressed as A + B - C, where A and B are the reactants, and C is the product. More »

Octagon Soap is made of lye, which is an alternative name for sodium hydroxide, caustic soda or potassium hydroxide. The chemical compound of lye is NaOH, and it is extracted from the ashes of logs of oak and bushes that... More »

Some common examples of acids are hydrosulfuric acid, hydrobromic acid, hydrochloric acid, hydroiodic and hydrofluoric acid, while some common bases are calcium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide, barium hydroxide, ammonium hyd... More »

Potassium hydroxide (KOH) has a molar mass of 56.10564 grams per mole that is obtained by adding the atomic weights of potassium, oxygen and hydrogen, the elements from which it's made. Potassium contributes 69.69 percen... More »

The molecular formula "FeO2" is a general formula that can represent several chemical compounds: Iron(II) hydroxide, iron oxide and Oxido (oxo) iron. Iron oxide is the most common name for it. More »