(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.
(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: