Asked by isha007 | 7th Jan, 2010, 12:05: PM

Expert Answer:

Soap are sodium or potassium salts of long-chain carboxylic acids.If acid is used then sodium salt of  long-chain carboxylic acids cannot be formed. Hence aicd cannot be used as catalyst

Answered by  | 7th Jan, 2010, 12:14: PM

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