# When vinegar and baking soda together, what is the new substance that is produced called?

Aug 13, 2018

Would it not be carbon dioxide?

#### Explanation:

And we can write a balanced equation...

$\text{NaHCO"_3"(s) + HO"_2"CCH"_3"(aq)" rarr "Na"^(+)""^(-)"O"_2"CCH"_3 + "CO"_2"(g)"uarr+ "H"_2"O(l)}$

When we bake a cake or scones normally we rely on this reaction to produce the carbon dioxide that raises the cake or biscuit...