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Re: Sodium bi or di?


The term bicarbonate refers to the Hydrogen not to 2 of
something. It's an old nomenclature that will not go away.
So based on my knowledge (leave myself open with that statement
;) Sodium biphoshate will be Na2 HPO4.  Na(H2)PO4 would read
sodium dihydrogen phosphate.

Marshall Wilkinson
Calgary Alberta (I love El nino!)