Problem: Write balanced equations for the reaction of each of the following carboxylic acids with KOH. Part A acetic acid Express your answer as a chemical equation. Part B 2-methylbutanoic acid Express your answer as a chemical equation.

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Write balanced equations for the reaction of each of the following carboxylic acids with KOH. 

Part A 

acetic acid 

Express your answer as a chemical equation. 

Part B 

2-methylbutanoic acid 

Express your answer as a chemical equation.

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