Chapter 2: Acids, Bases and Salts

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Acids,Bases, and Salts


Give two important uses of washing soda and baking soda.


The chemical name of washing soda is sodium carbonate while the chemical name of baking soda is sodium hydrogencarbonate.

Uses of Washing soda:

1. Washing soda is commonly used as a cleaning agent for domestic purposes.

2. It is used to remove the permanent hardness of the water.

Uses of Baking soda:

1. Baking soda is commonly used as an antacid.

2. It is used in soda-fire extinguisher.

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