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What is the chemical formula of vinegar?

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2016-03-26 12:42:33
2016-03-26 12:42:33

Vinegar's formula is very dilute CH3COOH.

Vinegar is mainly water (H2O), but is also comprised of acetic acid (the boxlike acid which gives vinegar its pungent/sour smell).

Vinegar is a liquid produced by aerobic fermentation (meaning: it needs oxygen) of alcohol into acetic acid as well as other fermentation byproducts. The acetic acid concentration ranges from 4 to 9 percent by volume for table vinegar (typically 9 %) and higher concentrations for pickling (up to 18 %) although in some countries the minimum strength may be less. Natural vinegars also contain smaller amounts of tartaric acid, citric acid, and other acids.

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The chemical name for vinegar is acetic acid. The chemical formula is: CH3COOH

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The chemical formula baking soda is NaHCO₃ Vinegar chemical formula is C2H4O2

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The terms "balanced" and "unbalanced" apply to chemical equations, not formulae. Vinegar itself is a mixture with no chemical formula of its own, but the active ingredient in vinegar is acetic acid with the formula CH3CO2H, which can be abbreviated as C2H4O2.

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