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    Whats the reaction of sodium ethanoate with sulphuric acid? Im doing some questions and this is one of them (theres no answers) thanks
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    Sodium Ethanoate and Sulfuric Acid
    NaCH3COO + H2SO4l -> CH3COOSO4+ H2O
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    (Original post by Oblivion99)
    Sodium Ethanoate and Sulfuric Acid
    NaCH3COO + H2SO4l -> CH3COOSO4+ H2O
    What happens to the Na?
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    What happens to the Na?
    One second, I did it wrong. It should be sodium sulphate.
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    (Original post by Oblivion99)
    One second, I did it wrong. It should be sodium sulphate.
    Okay, thank you!
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    CH3COOH <-> CH3COO- + H+

    The added H+ (from the H2SO4) pushes the equilibrium towards the LHS.

    Who cares about the Na+ or SO42-? they're spectators.
 
 
 
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