Asked in Vinegar
What does vinegar do to an eggshell?
Asked in Vinegar
What will happen if you put vinegar to the eggshell?
Asked in Fruit and Vegetable Juices
What will dissolve an eggshell first vinegar or lemon juice?
Asked in Genetics
When you put an egg in vinegar it dissolves but why did it need to be dissolved?
Asked in Chemistry, Vinegar
What happens to eggs when they are fully submerged in vinegar for 48 hours?
Asked in Scientific Method
What are the three key words used in a hypothesis?
Asked in Chemistry
What caused the egg size to increase while putting it in vinegar?
Asked in Vinegar, Chemical Equations
What is the chemical equation for vinegar and a eggshell?
Asked in Vinegar, Baking Soda (sodium bicarbonate)
Does baking soda mixed with vinegar dissolve an eggshell?
It is the vinegar that disolves the eggshell. The baking soda would be considered inert. Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate, while eggshell is primarily calcium carbonate. Two substances which don't react. Vinegar is acetic which reacts with calcium carbonate, essentially rendering the shell into carbon dioxide as a biproduct. It can take up to 24 hours for this result to complete depending upon the acidity of the vinegar. Any acedic acid can be used for this (i.e. lemon, lime or orange juice), but times may vary depending upon the the strength of the acid used.
Asked in Science
Why does an egg swell up when you put it in vinegar?
What happens to an eggshell when you put it in soda vinegar and food coloring?
Asked in Acids and Bases
Can acetic acid dissolve eggshell?
Yes. Even dilute acetic acid, vinegar, can dissolve eggshell. Try this experiment: put a raw egg in vinegar for three days. The shell will dissolve but the egg will still be intact in its membrane. You can remove the egg and it will be rubbery. Handle delicately - the membrane is thin and easily torn. You'll also notice that the egg has swollen - the membrane is permeable, and the vinegar will penetrate into the fluid parts of the egg, swelling it.