convert acetic acid to acetylene

convert acetic acid to acetylene


3 Answers

Harishwar IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 50 Points
7 years ago
Firsrt convert Acetic Acid to methane

CH3COOH + NaOH (CaO) -------> CH4 + By products

In this reaction NaOH first converts acetic acid to its salt and then CaO decarboxylates it to directly give methane.

Methane undergoes pyrolysis to give a acetylene

13 Points
7 years ago
better  is to first convert acid to ethane by treating it with HI+red P and then chlorinating on both the carbons and then treating it with two moles of NaNH2.
Rayan Azhar
26 Points
5 years ago
Acetic acid should be dehydrated in presence of s

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