Question
Fri September 28, 2012 By: Lipi
 

write the reaction between sodium and carboxylic acid.

Expert Reply
Sat September 29, 2012
Carboxylic acid react with NaOH, Na2CO3, NaHCO3
 
CH3COOH + NaOH --> CH3COONa + H2O
 
2CH3COOH + Na2CO3 --> 2CH3COONa + H2O + CO2
 
CH3COOH + NaHCO3 --> CH3COONa + H2O + CO2
 
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