Write the names and molecular formula of any two organic compounds having functional group suffixed with 'oic acid'. With the help of a balanced equation, explain what happens when any one of them reacts with sodium hydroxide.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 5th Feb, 2015, 12:52: PM

Expert Answer:

Ethanoic acid - CH3COOH

Propanoic acid - CH3CH2COOH 

CH3COOH + NaOHCH3COONa + H2O

Answered by  | 5th Feb, 2015, 02:52: PM

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