c2h5oh + k balanced equation?
give a balanced equation for this
- Trevor HLv 77 years agoFavourite answer
Potassium reacts with ethanol to produce potassium ethoxide. It is not usual to produce the anhydrous solid. Instead the material is typically prepared in a solution with ethanol. It is commercially available in this form. It is easily prepared in the laboratory by treating potassium metal with ethanol:
2 C2H5OH + 2 K → 2 C2H5OK + H2
- RameshwarLv 77 years ago
2C2H5OH+2 K -------------->2 C2H5OK + H2