Answer to Question #53295 in General Chemistry for Joe

Question #53295
When Baking Soda and Epsom Salt are added into my water a fizz seems to take place. What elements are being created and what is the fizz coming out of the water?
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2015-07-10T06:44:31-0400
Baking soda and Epsom Salt are NaHCO3 and MgSO4, respectively. Thus, their interaction leads to rapid the formation of CO2 causing a fizz effect. There are no new elements being created. However, new compounds are formed:
NaHCO3 + MgSO4 + H2O → Mg(OH)2 + CO2 ↑+ NaHSO4

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22.07.15, 10:42

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