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Title: citric acid + sodium hydroxide
Post by: Alex on January 14, 2006, 07:10:34 AM
Hi,

Just a quick question to ask what are the products formed when citirc acid is neutralized using sodium hydroxide?

Thanks
Title: Re:citric acid + sodium hydroxide
Post by: Mitch on January 14, 2006, 07:22:43 AM
Write out the baclanced chemical equation for the reaction. At least write out the reactants.
Title: Re:citric acid + sodium hydroxide
Post by: Alex on January 14, 2006, 08:14:00 AM
can you complete the following equation for me?

C6H8O7 + 3NaOH ------>

thanks
Title: Re:citric acid + sodium hydroxide
Post by: Alberto_Kravina on January 14, 2006, 08:17:58 AM
NO! We aren't here to make your homework!
Show us your results and we'll help you.

Hint: ACID + BASE -------> SALT + WATER
Title: Re:citric acid + sodium hydroxide
Post by: Alex on January 14, 2006, 08:27:28 AM
I have worked it out now