What is #"carbonic acid"#?
Carbonic acid is a label of convenience.
You cannot buy a bottle of
And this is an acidic oxide that could react with 1-2 equiv of base to give bicarbonate or carbonate salts.......
So if the reaction we want to write is the formation of
A reaction is made up of reactants and products. The reactants are (usually) put on the left side of the equation, and the products are put on the right side of the equation. In this reaction,