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7th of March 2017
Biology
Q:

Differentiate between oils,fats and waxes?

Vikas Mahajan - CBSE - Class XI Science

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 at 14:15:PM

A:

Hi Vikas,

Fats

Oils

Waxes

Esters of saturated fatty acids

Esters of unsaturated fatty acids

Esters of monohydric primary alcohol

On hydrolysis yield a long chain fatty acids and glycerol. 

On hydrolysis yield a long chain fatty acids and glycerol. 

On hydrolysis yield a long chain fatty acid and a long chain monohydric alcohol. 

Solid at room temperature

Liquid at room temperature

Solid at room temperature

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 at 17:59:PM