Asked in Baking Soda (sodium bicarbonate)
Is ammonium bicarbonate same as sodium bicarbonate?
No. Sodium bicarbonate is NaHCO3, a compound of sodium, hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen. It contains the monatomic sodium ion (Na+) and the polyatomic bicarbonate ion (HCO3-) Ammonium bicarbonate is NH4HCO3, a compound of nitrogen, hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen. It contains the polyatomic ammonium ion (NH4+) and the bicarbonate ion. Due to the acidity of the ammonium ion, ammonium bicarbonate is a less basic than sodium bicarbonate. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Elements and Compounds
Is bicarbonate soluble?
Bicarbonate itself is not a substance, it is a negative ion that needs a positive ion to balance its charge. Many bicarbonates are soluble. including sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), potassium bicarbonate, and calcium bicarbonate. ...
Asked in Elements and Compounds
How many bicarbonate polyatomic ions would bond to a gallium ion?
3. In aqueous solution the gallium ion is 3+. the bicarbonate (hydrogen carbonate) ion, HCO3- ...