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What is the chemical reaction between hydrocarbon and sodium hydroxide? Answered

I was wondering what is the chemical reaction between hydrocarbon and sodium hydroxide when they react with each other. I can not find it on the internet that's why I asked y'all. Thanks

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isppraveen
isppraveen

1 year ago

Any chemist is there if once yousee it answer this please

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Kiteman
Kiteman

6 years ago

Depends on the hydrocarbon.

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 6 years ago

+1.

Surely vegetable oil is a "hydrocarbon"

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Answer 6 years ago

Depending on how strict you are at applying the definition (strictly speaking, hydrocarbons have only hydrogen and carbon in their molecules).

If you're going to be fussy, vegetable oil is a triglyceride.

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Burf
Burf

6 years ago

As far as I know, under normal conditions sodium hydroxide doesn't react at all with hydrocarbons.

What I am sure of is that sodium hydroxide used to be used to remove sulfer compounds from crude oil but is now pretty much banned worldwide because of the waste products' toxicity.