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Homework Help: Dont know how to do this

  1. May 31, 2007 #1
    Titration chemical equation

    Ok so the equation is for a titration of sodium hydroxide and ASA(asprin) I belive the chemical formula of asprin to be C9H8O4 and sodium hydroxide is
    NaOH. so the formula goes C9H8O4 + NaOH --> ?
    If someone knows the rest of the formula it would be a great he
    Last edited: May 31, 2007
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  3. May 31, 2007 #2


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    ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) is an aromatic carboxylic acid. The carboxylic acid is titrated with NaOH in your example. Remove a proton from the formula (C9H8O4) and replace it with a sodium to show the product.
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