Problem: Complete this reaction of a carboxylic acid with strong base. C2H5COOH + OH- → Insert charges where appropriate for this generic carboxylic acid salt.

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Complete this reaction of a carboxylic acid with strong base. 

C2H5COOH + OH- → 

Insert charges where appropriate for this generic carboxylic acid salt.

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