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Chemical: Sodium Bicarbonate
Chemical formula: NaHCO3
a. Density of Sodium Bicarbonate: 2.20g/cm(cubed)
b. Boiling Point: 1,564(degrees Fahrenheit)
c. Soluable in water.
Type of Substance
b. Chemical Compound
Sodium bicarbonate, or baking soda, is a chemical and also an amphoteric compound. Sodium Bicarbonate reacts with acetic acid, sodium hydroxide, and carboxyl groups in proteins. In terms of health, Sodium Bicarbonate is known as a alternative treatment for cancer. It is also known to relieve heartburn, and acid indigestion.
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