in the ncert textbook,it is given that in saponification reaction,ethanol and ethanoic acid are formed.but everywhere else,it is given that sodium ethanoate and ethanol are formed.which one is correct?

Asked by suryap2 | 20th Mar, 2011, 10:36: PM

Expert Answer:

Sodium ethanoate is the correct but it is a derivative of ethanoic acid.

Answered by  | 21st Mar, 2011, 07:36: PM

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