Explore BrainMass
Share

Vinegar and Eggshells Reaction

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

When vinegar and eggshells are combined a reaction ocurrs that produces new chemicals. Show a balanced equation for this reaction.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 4:23 pm ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/chemistry/organic-reactions/vinegar-eggshells-reaction-22975

Solution Preview

Hello and thank you for posting your question to brainmass.

Eggshells are made of calcium carbonate: CaCO_3 ( _ means underscore, the index is below and refers to the preceding atom or group)
Vinegar is acetic acid:CH_3COOH

Together they produce calcium ...

Solution Summary

The solution involves a step by step explanation of balancing an equation for a reaction that occurs between vinegar and eggshells.

$2.19