how is methane prepared in labortory?give chemical eqation.Also give 3 uses of methane

Asked by  | 20th Mar, 2008, 10:51: AM

Expert Answer:

methane is prepared in lab by heating a mix of sodium acetate n soda lime

CH3COONa  + NaOH →   CaO 300º C→   Na2CO3  +CH4  


it is used as domestic fuel

it is used as source of CO n H2

it is use to prepare ethyne formaldehyde methanol carbontetrachloride n methyl chloride

Answered by  | 5th May, 2008, 02:36: PM

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