A gas is liberated immediately with brisk effervescence when you add acetic acid to sodium hydrogen carbonate powder in a test tube. Name the gas and

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A gas is liberated immediately with brisk effervescence when you add acetic acid to sodium hydrogen carbonate powder in a test tube. Name the gas and describe a test to confirm the identity of the gas.

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The gas evolved is CO_(2) . It turns lime water milky when bubbled in small amount. On bubbling the gas in excess, the milkiness disappears.