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ConceptSoaps and Detergents

Question

Why have detergents replaced soap as a washing agent?

 

Solution

Detergents have replaced soap as a washing agent because they do not form insoluble calcium and magnesium salts (scum) in hard water. Solubility of detergents, even in hard water, is better than a soap. Detergents also froth well.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Chemistry for Class 10 (2019 Exam) (2018 to Current)
Chapter 4: Carbon And Its Compounds
Q: 38.3 | Page no. 264

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