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The main constituent of Vinegar is:
1. Acetic acid
2. Ascorbic acid
3. Citric acid
4. Tartaric acid

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Acetic acid

Explanation:

  • Acetic acid is found in vinegar. It is also known as ethanoic acid.
  • It is a colourless liquid that has a strong, pungent, and sour smell.
  • Its chemical formula is C2H4O2 {CH3COOH}.
  • it has two carbon (C) atoms, four hydrogens (H) atoms, and two oxygen (O) atoms.
  • It is an organic compound as it has carbon in its chemical formula.

 

Acids

Found in

Ascorbic Acid

Citrus fruits( lemons, grapefruits, oranges), tomatoes, and green vegetables.

Citric Acid

Citrus fruits( lemons, grapefruits, oranges)

Tartaric Acid

Grapes, bananas, tamarinds

Acetic Acid

Vinegar

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