Antacid tablets dissolve through ionic dissociation in polar solvents such as water and stomach acid. The resulting alkaline ions react with stomach acid, neutralizing it. More »

According to Heartburn.com, antacid tablets work by weakening the acid in the stomach to prevent and relieve heartburn symptoms. Antacids contain ingredients, such as calcium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate, that quickl... More »

Some active ingredients found in different antacid tablets are aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide and calcium carbonate. Although these antacids are effective, the strongest active ingredient used in an antacid is c... More »

Sodium chloride, a common salt, dissolves in water due to the attraction between the negative part of the water (oxygen) and the positive part of the salt (sodium). Similarly, there is also an attraction between the posi... More »

A rocket made of paper, a film canister, water and an antacid tablet is an easy at-home project and also safe enough for kids. Eye protection is recommended for this experiment. More »

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Polar solvents include oxygen and hydrogen, but there are many others. When polar solvents have a relative static permittivity higher than 15, they can then be divided into aprotic and protic polar solvents. More »

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Recrystallization purifies chemical compounds in solvents. It works best when there is only a small quantity of impurities in the compound. More »