Question 2 What is soda ash?
Question 3 Name a metal compound which has detergent properties?
Question 4 Name a sodium compound used for making borax and glass?
Question 5 Explain the preparation of washing soda by solvay’s process?
Question 6 Give uses of washing soda?
Question 7 Give few properties of washing soda?
Washing soda is sodium carbonate containing 10 molecules of water of crystallisation.It is called as sodium carbonate decahydrate.
Preparation of Washing Soda
(3) Anhydrous sodium carbonate is dissolved in water and recrystallised to get washing soda crystals containing 10 molecules of water of crystallisation.