The molecule chosen is sodium carbonate, also known as washing soda. It appears light gray/white and has little to no scent. It’s formula is written out as Na2CO3. Washing soda has a melting point of 851°C (1,564°F), a boiling point of 1,600°C (2,912°F), and has a density of 2.53 g/cm^з. If placed in an acidic solution, it breaks down and bubbles. Another thing about washing soda is that it is soluble in water and it has a mass of about 106 g/mol. It is used in everyday life to clean and disinfect non-porous surfaces like walls and floors, and is in cleaning products such as glass cleaners, bleach, laundry detergent, and more. It can cut through grease and soften water, making it an important use to have around the house. It is also in swimming pool chemicals and used in acids.

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