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    Reactions: Stearic Acid and Sodium Hydroxide

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    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.

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