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Feb 13, 2016

ethyl alcohol and sodium propanoate.


Aqueous sodium hydroxide will hydrolyzed the ester linkage present in ethyl propanoate to produce an alcohol (ethyl alcohol) and a carboxylic acid (propanoic acid). However, the medium is basic so that propanoic acid will undergo an acid base reaction with NaOH to produce sodium propanoate,