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Problem 152
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Acid spills are often neutralized with sodium carbonate or sodium hydrogen carbonate. For neutralization of acetic acid, the unbalanced equations are 112 CH3CO2H1l2 + Na2CO31s2 S CH3CO2Na1aq2 + CO21g2 + H2O1l2 122 CH3CO2H1l2 + NaHCO31s2 CH3CO2Na1aq2 + CO21g2 + H2O1l2 (b) How many kilograms of each substance is needed to neu- tralize a 1.000-gallon spill of pure acetic acid 1density = 1.049 g>mL2?

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