How many hydrogen atoms are in each formula unit of calcium bicarbonate #Ca(HCO_3)_2#?

1 Answer
Apr 27, 2016

Answer:

two

Explanation:

Looking closely at the part #(HCO_3)_2#.

In the bracket there is one hydrogen. But outside the bracket, there is a number 2.

It means the number of hydrogen inside the brackets #xx# 2:
[H #xx# 2] = #H_2#. Therefore there are two hydrogen atoms present.