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In a tabular form , differentiate between ethanol and ethanoic acid under the following heads : (i) Physical state (ii) Taste (iii) NaHCO3 test (iv) Ester



Ethanol                                   ethanoic acid 
i)  liquid at room temp           liquid at room temp 
    colourless                           colourless
ii) almost tasteless but            vineger like ....sour to taste
     has strong sweet odour 
iii) reacts slowly                     reacts with brisk effervescence
                                                releasing CO2 gas 
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