Answer :

Baking soda (NaHCO3) on heating produces carbon dioxide (CO2). Carbon dioxide turns lime water milky. It can also extinguish a burning matchstick.



Whereas heating washing soda (Na2CO3.10H2O) does not produce any such gas and hence there is no effect on lime water or a burning matchstick. The water of crystallisation in washing soda is released due to heating and the salt becomes anhydrous white powder called soda ash.



Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Indicators show the Nature of Acids & Bases. How?Indicators show the Nature of Acids & Bases. How?Indicators show the Nature of Acids & Bases. How?34 mins
How Salts are formed?How Salts are formed?How Salts are formed?37 mins
Let's Take it from the Top : Doubt SessionLet's Take it from the Top : Doubt SessionLet's Take it from the Top : Doubt Session35 mins
Sphere and HemisphereSphere and HemisphereSphere and Hemisphere16 mins
Heights and Distances-IHeights and Distances-IHeights and Distances-I45 mins
Cube and CuboidCube and CuboidCube and Cuboid41 mins
History - Concept and QuestionsHistory - Concept and QuestionsHistory - Concept and Questions57 mins
Resources and Development RevisionResources and Development RevisionResources and Development Revision28 mins
Corrosion: Types, Pros and ConsCorrosion: Types, Pros and ConsCorrosion: Types, Pros and Cons41 mins
Right Circular CylinderRight Circular CylinderRight Circular Cylinder45 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses
RELATED QUESTIONS :

Write the chemicaLakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Chemistry

What are the mateLakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Chemistry

What is the chemiLakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Chemistry

Which compound ofLakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Chemistry

Name a metal compLakhmir Singh & Manjit Kaur - Chemistry