C3 softening water

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how does sodium chloride soften water?

Posted Tue 22nd May, 2012 @ 14:40 by HoneypotRaccoon

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It displaces the magnesium and calcium ions in the hard water to be replaced with the sodium ions which softens the water, if this is what you mean :/ 

Answered Tue 22nd May, 2012 @ 14:56 by Lamise Hassan