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

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

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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 ...

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