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== Synthesis ==
A carboxylate can be easily made by deprotonation of carboxylic acids. Most of them hashave a pK<sub>a</sub> of approximately 5, which means that they can be deprotonated by many bases, such as [[sodium hydroxide]] or [[sodium bicarbonate]].
<chem>RCO2H + NaOH -> RCO2Na + H2O</chem>
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