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Question

Methane is prepared in the laboratory by heating a mixture of sodium ethanoate with soda lime. The chemical constituent(s) of soda lime is/are

Options

A) Ca(OH)\(_2\) and NaOH

B) Na\(_2\)CO\(_3\)

C) NaCl

D) NaOH

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

Soda lime is a mixture of caustic soda (NaOH) and lime water (Ca(OH)\(_2\)).

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