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ConceptImportant Carbon Compounds - Ethanoic Acid (Acetic acid)  

Question

While studying saponification reaction for the preparation of soap, a teacher suggested to a student to add a small quantity of common salt to the reaction mixture. The function of common salt in this reaction is to

(A) reduce the alkalinity of the soap

(B) reduce the acidity of the soap

(C) enhance the cleansing capacity of soap

(D) favour precipitation of soap

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Solution for concept: Important Carbon Compounds - Ethanoic Acid (Acetic acid). For the course 8th-10th CBSE
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