## Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

$CH_3CO_2H(aq)+NaOH(aq)\rightarrow CH_3CO_2Na(aq)+H_2O(l)$ Expanding the ions of the salt $CH_3CO_2H(aq)+Na^+(aq)+OH^-(aq)\rightarrow$ $\quad CH_3CO_2^-(aq)+Na^+(aq)+H_2O(l)$ Removing duplicates $CH_3CO_2H(aq)+OH^-(aq)\rightarrow H_2O(l)+CH_3CO_2^-(aq)$