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Choose Those Compounds from the Following Which Can Turn Blue Litmus Solution Red: Hcho, Ch3cooh, Ch3oh, C2h5oh, Hcooh, Ch3cho Give Reasons for Your Choice. - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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Question

Choose those compounds from the following which can turn blue litmus solution red:
HCHO, CH3COOH, CH3OH, C2H5OH, HCOOH, CH3CHO
Give reasons for your choice.

Solution

CH3COOH (ethanoic acid) and HCOOH (formic acid) are the compounds which can turn blue litmus solution red. This happens because ethanoic acid and formic acid are the organic compounds which are acidic in nature.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Chemistry for Class 10 (2019 Exam) (2018 to Current)
Chapter 4: Carbon And Its Compounds
Q: 34.2 | Page no. 264
Solution Choose Those Compounds from the Following Which Can Turn Blue Litmus Solution Red: Hcho, Ch3cooh, Ch3oh, C2h5oh, Hcooh, Ch3cho Give Reasons for Your Choice. Concept: Important Carbon Compounds - Ethanoic Acid (Acetic acid).
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