Prelab for Synthesis of Soap - Prelab for Synthesis of Soap Chemistry 112L Section 001 1 What is the chemical structure of a soap Soaps have very polar

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Prelab for Synthesis of Soap Chemistry 112L Section 001 September 24, 2014 1. What is the chemical structure of a soap? 2. Why is potassium hydroxide used to make soap? 3. What property of soap allows it to remove dirt? 4. Does the type of fat used to make soap result in soap with different properties? (This is not in your lab manual, so search elsewhere.) What would be your choice of fat to use, and why?
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  • Spring '08
  • LEMASTER
  • Chemistry, Sodium hydroxide, Glycerol, Castor oil, Synthesis of Soap, ricinoleic fatty acids

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