On reaction with sodium hydroxide, X yielded ethanoic acid and ethanol.

(a) Give the IUPAC name of X?

(b) Name the reaction.

(c) Give a chemical reaction for the above reaction.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 24th Jul, 2017, 03:23: PM

Expert Answer:

(a) X is ethyl ethanoate.

(b) It is a saponification reaction.

(c) CH3COOC2H5 + NaOH → C2H5OH + CH3COOH

Answered by  | 24th Jul, 2017, 05:23: PM