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Acetic acid was added to a solid 'X ' kept in a test tube. A colorless, odourless gas 'Y ' was evolved. The gas was passed through lime water, which turned

milky. Solid 'X ' was :-(a) Sodium Hydroxide 'Y ' is CO2(b) Sodium Bicarbonate 'Y ' is CO2(c) Sodium Acetate(d) Sodium Bicarbonate 'Y ' is SO2.Give reason.


Answer is (b) because---------->
CH3COOH+NaHCO3---->CH3COONa + H2O + CO2 nd CO2 turns lime water milky.
but when it is added 2 sodium hydroxide we sodium acetate and water.

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