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The pair of compound, which cannot exit together, is A. NaHCO3 and NaOH B. Na2CO3 and NaOH C. Na2CO3 and NaHCl3 D. NaHCO3 and NaCl

The pair of compound, which cannot exit together, is A. NaHCO3 and NaOH B. Na2CO3 and NaOH C. Na2CO3 and NaHCl3 D. NaHCO3 and NaCl

Grade:upto college level

2 Answers

Saurabh Koranglekar
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2 years ago
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Arun
25757 Points
2 years ago
NaOH and NaHCO 
3
​ 
  can not exist together in the solution as they react with each other. NaHCO 
3
​ 
  is acidic and is decomposed by NaOH forming Na 
2
​ 
 CO 
3
​ 
 . The reaction is as follows:
NaHCO 
3
​ 
 +NaOH→Na 
2
​ 
 CO 
3
​ 
 +H 
2
​ 
 O
 
Hence option A is correct

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