The triazoles behave as weak bases, the imido-hydrogen being replaceable by metal.
Wislicenus found that only one hydrogen atom in the -CH 2 - group is directly replaceable by sodium, and that if the sodium be then replaced by an alkyl group, the second hydrogen atom in the group can be replaced in the same manner.
It's replaceable – you're not.
OH, termed the carboxyl group, in which the hydrogen atom is replaceable by metals with the formation of salts, and by alkyl radicals with the formation of esters.
For these only will the symbolic product be replaceable by a linear function of products of real coefficients.