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(C) Give Any Two Differences Between Soaps and Detergents. - Science

Give any two differences between soaps and detergents.

 
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1. Soaps are salts of sodium or potassium of the long chain carboxylic acids. The ionic group present in a soap is COO-Na+.​ Detergents are salts of sodium of long chain benzene, sulphonic acids or long chain alkyl hydrogensulphates. The ionic group present in a detergent is SO3-Na+.​
2. Soaps have weak cleansing action compared to detergents. The cleansing action of detergents is stronger to that of soaps.
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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 4 Carbon And Its Compounds
Q 42.3 | Page 264
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