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Fats, soaps and detergents- A saponification reaction




These questions are from an experiment: Fats, soaps and detergents- A saponification reaction;1. The triglyceride and the glycerol differ with respect to polarity and H-bonding. Discuss these two differences in terms of their chemical structures.;We made our own soap and added cottonseed oil, CaCl2, FeCl3, and HCl (to change solution to ph 4) to see their effects.;When I added the CaCl2 a precipitate formed;2. Write an equation for the formation of any precipitate.;When i added the HCl, the solution became cloudy;3. Write an equation for any changes observed.


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