Problem: What is a gas-evolution reaction?

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In this problem, we are asked to define a gas-evolution reaction.


A gas evolution reaction is a chemical process that produces a gas, such as oxygen or carbon dioxide.


For example, an acid i.e. nitric acid (HNO3) reacts with a carbonate i.e sodium carbonate (Na2CO3), producing salt, carbon dioxide, and water.

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What is a gas-evolution reaction?

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