Write chemical equation of the reaction of ethanoic acid with the following:

(a) Sodium

(b) Sodium hydroxide

(c) Ethanol Write the name of one main product of each reaction.




Reaction of Acetic acid with Sodium metal - Teachoo.png

Sodium acetate is formed


Reaction of Ethanoic acid with Sodium hydroxide - Teachoo.png

Sodium ethanoate is formed


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Ethyl ethanoate is formed


Reaction of Ethanoic acid with Sodium hydroxide CH3COOH Ethanoic acid NaOH Sodium hydroxide CH3COONa Sodium ethanoate H2O Water

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