Give a test that can be used to differentiate chemically between butter and cooking oil. | Unit 4 Chemistry NCERT solution Class 10

Q.14 Give a test that can be used to differentiate chemically between butter and cooking oil.

Answer:-

Butter contains saturated fats. Therefore, it cannot be hydrogenated. On the other hand, oil has unsaturated fats. That is why it can be hydrogenated to saturated fats (solids).