`A` mixture of two isomeric carboxylic acids can't be separated by general methods. However, when this given mixture is

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Q 1262623535.     `A` mixture of two isomeric carboxylic acids can't be separated by general methods. However, when this given mixture is treated with optically active quinine, it forms two isomeric salts `X` and `Y.` The two salts are separated by fractional crystallisation and separately acidified with hydrochloric acid to form amine and carboxylic acids.

The mixture of the two compounds `X` and `Y` formed in the above reaction is
A

optically active and one is the mirror image of otherIncorrect

B

optically active but one is not the mirror image of other

C

optically inactive because

D

optically inactive because of absence of chirality

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