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distinguish between diethyl ether and methanol with the chemical reaction?

distinguish between diethyl ether and methanol with the chemical reaction?

Grade:12

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SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
11 years ago

Dear student,

Methanol burns in air forming CO2 and water

2 CH3OH + 3 O2 → 2 CO2 + 4 H2O

A methanol flame is almost colorless in bright sunlight.

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