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Carboxylic acids upon treatment with electropositive liberates a colourless gas which give pop sound with burning splinter . The gas responsible for this behaviour is

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As we learnt ,


Reaction of carboxylic acid with electropositive metals -

A colourless gas (H2) is liberated which give pop sound with burning splinter involves cleavage of  C - OH bond. 

- wherein

2RCOOH+2Na\rightarrow 2RCOONa+H_{2}


 H2 is liberated in the given reaction .


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