Advertisement Remove all ads

Name the Gas Evolved When Ethanoic Acid is Added to Sodium Carbonate. How Would You Prove the Presence of this Gas? - Science

Name the gas evolved when ethanoic acid is added to sodium carbonate. How would you prove the presence of this gas?

Advertisement Remove all ads

Solution

Carbon dioxide evolves when ethanoic acid is added to sodium carbonate.
2CH3COOH + Na2CO3 → 2CH3COONa + CO2 + H2O
When the gas evolved during this reaction, is passed through the lime water in a test tube, the latter turns milky. This indicates that the gas evolved is carbon dioxide.

  Is there an error in this question or solution?
Advertisement Remove all ads

APPEARS IN

Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 4 Carbon And Its Compounds
Q 1 | Page 262
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Share
Notifications

View all notifications


      Forgot password?
View in app×