When baking soda (sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3) is heated, it releases carbon dioxide gas,
which is responsible for the rising of cookies, donuts, and bread.
a. Write a balanced equation for the decomposition of the compound (one of the products
b. Calculate the mass of NaHCO3 required to produce 15 grams of CO2.
c. Calculate the mass of carbon atoms produced in the reaction.