What is the chemical name of baking soda?

1 Answer
Nov 30, 2016

Answer:

#"Sodium hydrogencarbonate"#

Explanation:

Most of the time we would refer to #NaHCO_3# as #"sodium bicarbonate"#, and #HCO_3^-# as the #"bicarbonate ion"#.

Baking soda does contain other ingredients to help your cake to rise. We call it #"baking powder"# in Old Blighty.