Check sibling questions

What happens when (write chemical equation in each case)

(a) ethanol is burnt in air?

(b) ethanol is heated with excess conc. H 2 SO 4 at 443 K?

(c) a piece of sodium is dropped into ethanol?

 

Answer

  • Ethanol is burnt in air:

Reaction of Ethanol when it is burned in air - Teachoo.png

  • Ethanol with excess conc H 2 SO 4 at 443K:

Reaction of Ethanol with conc H2SO4 - Teachoo.png

  • A piece of sodium metal dropped into ethanol:

Reaction of Ethanol with Sodium - Teachoo.png

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Reaction of Ethanol when it is burned in air CH3CH2OH(I) 3O2(g) 2CO2(g) 3H2O(g) Reaction of Ethanol with Sodium 2C2H5OH 2Na Ethanol (Ethyl alcohol) Sodium 2C2H5O-Na+ Sodium ethoxide H2 Hydrogen

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