I was able to balance a formic acid to calcium methanoate equation as follows:
3CH2O2 + 2CaCO3 = 2(CHO2)Ca + 3CO2 + 2H2O
However, I have tried and tried and cannot seem to balance an acetic acid to calcium ethanoate equation:
xC2H4O2 + yCaCO3 = y(C2H3O2)Ca + xCO2 + zH2O
I just cannot seem to balance this equation ---- please help or guide me!!!!!© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 24, 2018, 1:34 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/chemistry/acid-and-base-organic-chemistry/balancing-acetic-acid-calcium-ethanoate-equation-135318
Balancing an equation.