Problem: Write the chemical equation when sulfuric acid reacts with sodium hydrogen carbonate.

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Reactants

sulfuric acid → H2SO4(aq)

sodium hydrogen carbonate → NaHCO3(aq)

Reaction: double displacement reaction (i.e. cations and anions exchange)

Products

Na2SO4(aq)

H2CO3(aq) 

**H2CO3 decomposes into CO2(g) and H2O(g)

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Write the chemical equation when sulfuric acid reacts with sodium hydrogen carbonate.

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