Non-essential fatty acid is (1) Linoleic acids (2) Linolenic acids (3) Stearic acids (4) Arachidonic acid

Answer: (3)

Fatty acids are carboxylic acids (or organic acid), often with long aliphatic tails (long chains), either saturated or unsaturated. For that particular animal, fatty acids which can not be synthesized in the body are called essential fatty acids. The three fatty acids are synthesised in the animal body are Linoleic, Linolenic and Arachidonic acid and these are examples of essential fatty acids.

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