write down the balanced equation for the saponification reaction ?

Asked by  | 13th Mar, 2012, 10:18: PM

Expert Answer:

Soaps containing sodium salts are formed by heating fat (i.e., glyceryl ester of fatty acid) with aqueous sodium hydroxide solution. This reaction is known as saponification.
 
The balanced equation for the saponification reaction is:

Answered by  | 14th Mar, 2012, 05:24: PM

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