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Is c2h5oh a base?
It isn't a base. Even though it does have the OH radical, which you correctly associate with alkaline compounds, this particular compound is not ionic. If the OH does not ionize, then it does not act as a base. The compound C2H5OH is better known as ethanol. ...
What is the name of the compound C2H5OH?
C2H5OH is called ethanol. It is the carbon of a methyl group (CH3) attached to the carbon of a methylene group (CH2) attached to a hydroxyl group (OH). Ethanol is the compound commonly consumed by humans in the form of alcoholic beverages. ...