# What is the name of the compound CaC_2O_4?

##### 1 Answer
Nov 1, 2016

$\text{Calcium oxalate}$

#### Explanation:

This the calcium salt of $\text{oxalic acid}$:

$H O \left(O =\right) C - C \left(= O\right) O H + 2 C a {\left(O H\right)}_{2} \rightarrow {\left(O \left(O =\right) C - C \left(= O\right) O\right)}^{2 -} C {a}^{2 +} + 2 {H}_{2} O$