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Reactions: Stearic Acid and Sodium Hydroxide

Complete the reactions.
1. What does stearic acid and sodium hydroxide yield?

2. C-C-N-H +HCl
H

3.
H2
CH3CH2(CH=CHCH2)5COOH
Pt
4.
O
=
C-O-C-(CH2)12CH3
-

5.
O
= H+
C-O-C-(CH2)12CH3

6.
O
=
C-O-C-(CH2)12CH3

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1) all carbxylic acids react with strong bases to form water-soluble salts.

stearic acid + sodium hydroxide ...

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