Can we write Ethanol CH3CH2OH as C2H5OH? Why or Why not? In the same way, can we replace CH3CH2OH as C2H5OH in this reaction: 2Na+2CH3CH2OH-->2CH3CH2ONa+H2 like 2Na+2C2H5OH-->2C2H5ONa+H2

Asked by  | 26th Jan, 2012, 02:29: PM

Expert Answer:

Yes ethanol can be written as any of the ways C2H5OH or CH3CH2OH.

Answered by  | 26th Jan, 2012, 09:05: PM

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