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The compound that does NOT liberate CO base 2, on treatment with aqueous sodium bicarbonate solution, is a. Benzoic acid b. Benzenesulphonic acid c. Salicylic acid d. Carbolic acid (Phenol)

The compound that does NOT liberate CO base 2, on treatment with aqueous sodium bicarbonate solution, is
a. Benzoic acid
b. Benzenesulphonic acid
c. Salicylic acid
d. Carbolic acid (Phenol)

Grade:6

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Kevin Nash
askIITians Faculty 332 Points
8 years ago

(d) Carbolic acid (Phenol) is weaker acid than carbonic acid and hence does not liberate CO base 2 on treatment with aq. NaHCO base 3 solution.

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