Complete the following conversion indicating conditions-
 
i.Sodium Propanoate to ethane

Asked by tarinchpani | 14th Jan, 2016, 11:00: PM

Expert Answer:

When sodium propanoate is heated with soda lime (NaOH/CaO), ethane is obtained.
The reaction is given by,
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Answered by Hanisha Vyas | 15th Jan, 2016, 12:57: PM