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what is chemical formula of soap

Asked by Ankur Singh (student) , on 2/10/09

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Hey, The correct chemical for soap is  C17H33COONa.  This is because chemically  soap is  a sodium or potassium salt of fatty acids of long Carbon Chains.

Posted by Anupam Kaur (student) on 22/2/10

C17H35COONa and C17H31COONa are the correct chemical formula 's of soap.

Posted by Vibhav Joshi (student) on 22/8/10

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