Question #964ac

1 Answer
Apr 24, 2017

Answer:

By Decarboxylation of Acetic Acid. The Name of this reaction is Oakwood reaction.

Explanation:

Decarboxylation converts Carboxylic Acid into Alkane having one Carbon atom less than the parent Carboxylic Acid.
Depicted Below is Soda Lime Decarboxylation :-

The reagents used in the reaction are :-

# NaOH and CaO #

The reaction is :-

#CH_3COOH -> CH_4 + CO_2#