Question #4e3aa

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Feb 23, 2017

Answer:

You would see a rapid foaming caused by the evolution of a colourless gas.

Explanation:

The gas is carbon dioxide (#"CO"_2#).

It is formed by the action of sulfuric acid on the baking soda.

#underbrace("H"_2"SO"_4"(l)")_color(red)("sulfuric acid") + underbrace("2NaHCO"_3"(s)")_color(red)("baking soda") → underbrace("Na"_2"SO"_4"(aq)")_color(red)("sodium sulfate") + underbrace("2H"_2"O(l)")_color(red)("water") + underbrace("2CO"_2"(g)")_color(red)("carbon dioxide") #