Carbonation and Acidity
Name: Melissa J.
Hello, my name is Melissa. I have a chemistry question
I hope you can answer. Does carbonation have anything to do with
acidity in soda pop?
Yes, it does
CO2 + H2O < ---- > H+ + HCO3-
The higher the concentration of CO2 dissolved in the water, the higher the
H+ concentration is (the lower the pH or more acid)...
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