Check sibling questions

(i) Write the chemical names of CH 3 COCH 3 , C 2 H 5 COOH.

(ii) What happens when acetic acid and ethanol react in presence of concentrated H 2 SO 4 ? Write the reactions.

 

Answer

(i) The chemical names of

  • CH 3 COCH 3 : Propanone
  • C 2 H 5 COOH: Propanoic acid

(ii) When ethanol reacts with acetic acid in the presence of concentrated H 2 SO 4 , Esterification takes place. 

Reaction of acetic acid with ethanol:

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Transcript

Reaction of Ethanol with Acetic acid C2H5OH Ethanol Or Ethyl alcohol CH3COOH Acetic acid Or Ethanoic acid Conc. H2SO4 CH3COOC2H5 Ethyl ethanoate Or Ethyl acetate H2O

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