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Name an acid which is present in baking powder

Answer :

The acid which is present in baking powder is tartaric acid. Baking soda (sodium hydrogen carbonate) reacts to tartaric acid and forms CO2 gas, water and sodium salt of acid. This CO2 gas makes bread or cake soft and spongy.

NaHCO3 + Acid CO2 + H2O + Sodium salt of acid

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