Consider the following two statements about soap and detergent –
(i) Soap is natural while detergent is a synthetic product.
(ii) Both soap and detergent precipitate scum in hard water
(iii) Soap is sodium or potassium salt of fatty acids
Which of the above statements is (are) true?
The aqueous solution of one of the following salts will turn red litmus to blue. This salt is :
(a) potassium sulphate
(b) sodium sulphate
(c) sodium chloride
(d) potassium carbonate
In the preparation of alkane, a conc. aqueous solution of sodium or potassium salts of saturated carboxylic acid is subjected to
Read the given statements carefully.
Statement I: A micelle is a cluster of hundreds of molecules of soap or detergents in their aqueous solution.
Statement II: Sodium soaps are soft and potassium soaps are hard.
Now, choose the correct option
Soap is a salt of _____ and sodium hydroxide.