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In 1845, which German chemist published a method for the synthesis of acetic acid, a natural product containing two carbon atoms?

  • 1
    Friedrich Wohler
  • 2
    Marcellin Berthelot
  • 3
    Joseph Gay-Lussac
  • 4
    Hermann Kolbe
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Answer : 4. "Hermann Kolbe"
Explanation :

1. In 1845, the German chemist who published a method for the synthesis of 'acetic acid', a natural product containing two carbon atoms, was Hermann Kolbe.

2. He created carbon disulfide with chlorine, and the end result was carbon tetrachloride.

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