What Is The Total Ionic Equation For Acetic Acid And Sodium Hydroxide?


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NaOH is a strong base, so it separates. Acetic acid is really weak so it remains as whole. NaCH3COO(aq) separates because it is a salt.

CH3COOH(aq) + Na^+ + OH^- ---> Na^+ + CH3COO^- + H2O

Na cancels
net ionic equation:

CH3COOH(aq) + OH^- ---> CH3COO^- + H2O

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