When acetic acid is mixed with NaOH,a salt is formed.when this salt is heated with soda lime a hydrocarbon is formed.which one of the folllowing is the correct pair of the salt & the hydrocarbon?
a) CH3COONa & C2H6
b)CH3COONa & CH4
c)HCOONa & CH4
also give explaination to ur choice..
& tell me the formula of soda lime