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why NaHCO3 & NaOH can't exist together in a solution:

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NaHCO3 and NaOH both undergo chemical reaction and therefore cannot exist together in solution. NaHCO3 is an acidic salt while NaOH is a base, therefore the two reacts. The reaction is shown below :
NaHCO3  +  NaOH  →Na2CO3  + H2O

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