What is the difference between NaHCO3 and NaCO3 with reason

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In NaHCO3 the bicarbonate ion (HCO3-) is linked to sodium ion (Na+) and is called as baking soda. While in Na2CO3 the carbonate ion (CO32-) is linked to sodium ion (Na​​​​​​+) and is called washing soda.


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It has the chemical formula Na2CO3. On the other hand, sodium bicarbonate is represented by the formula NaHCO3 and known in layman's term as baking soda. ... Sodium carbonate is a stronger base compound and is diprotic. It can convert into sodium bicarbonate after it reacts to acid
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