Na2CO3 + HCl → Na2Cl + HCO3
This is an acid-base reaction (neutralization): Na2CO3 is a base, HCl is an acid.
This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:
2 NaI + e- → 2 Na1/2 (reduction)
CIV - 1 e- → CV (oxidation)
Na2CO3 is an oxidizing agent, Na2CO3 is a reducing agent.
- Na2CO3 – Sodium carbonate
- HCl – Chlorane , Hydrogen chloride
- Other names: Hydrochloric acid , Hydrochloric acid gas , HCl
- Appearance: Colorless, transparent liquid, fumes in air if concentrated ; Colorless gas ; Colourless compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour ; Colorless to slightly yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.]