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How Does Ethanol Reacts with (A) Metallic Sodium (B) Acetic Acid (C) Conc.H2s04 - Chemistry

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How does ethanol reacts with

(a) Metallic sodium

(b) Acetic acid

(c) Conc.H2S04

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Solution

Ethanol reacts as follows

(a) Metallic sodium:

\[\ce{2C2H5OH + 2Na -> 2C2H5ONa + H2}\]

(b) Acetic acid:

\[\ce{C2H5OH + CH3COOH <=>[concH2SO4] CH3COOC2H5 + H2O}\]

(c) Conc. H2SO4

\[\ce{C2H5OH ->[conc.H2SO4][170°C] CH2 = CH2 + H2O}\]

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Frank ICSE Class 10 Chemistry Part 2
Chapter 11.5 Alcohols
Exercise | Q 4 | Page 285
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