What is the chemical equation for hydrochloric acid + sodium carbonate?  

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When hydrochloric acid (chemical formula: HCl) reacts with sodium carbonate (chemical formula: Na2CO3), one of two reactions will take place, depending on the relative quantities of each chemical.

If hydrochloric acid is in excess quantity, the following reaction will take place:

`Na_2CO_3 +...

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