What is the solubility of benzoic acid in NaOH?


NaOH is a base while benzoic acid, as the name suggets, is an acid. When they react, they produce sodium benzoate which is a salt. This salt is soluble in water.
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NaOH form the salt sodium benzoate with benzoic acid and due to ionic nature salt is more soluble in water.
Solubility is dependent on the forces between molecules. These come in two camps: polar and non-polar. Polar molecules have electrically positive areas and electrically negative areas
it forms sodium benzoate which is water soluble. Acid plus base forms salt.
Benzoic Acid Solubility in water = Soluble is (hot water) 3.4 g/l (25 °C)
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