posted by Krystal .
Both carboxylic acids and phenols react with strong bases to produce _____.
the conjugate base of the carboxylic acid or phenol
a complex with water
a stronger acid or phenol
Are these the choices or part of the question. Both phenols and carboxylic acids react with strong bases to form salts but that isn't one of the choices. The salt is a conjugate base of the acid or phenol.
these are the choices
Now you know the answer.