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in an organiC compound. 3. Reaction with carboxylic acids. Alcohols react with carboxylic acids, in presence of a few drops H,SO or dry HCl gas as catalyst, to form esters. For example, Conc. HSO RCO-OH +H-OR RCO-OR+H,O Acid Alcohol Ester O O IOOO Conc.HsO4 P.8 CH-C OH + HOCH,CH CH-C-OCH,CH3 +H,0 oldo Ethanoic acid Ethanol Ethyl ethanoate his reaction which is slow and reversihle* is_called esterification. When HCl gas is used a
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  • Priyanshu kumar Best Answer
     Acidic hydrolysis is simply the reverse of esterification. The ester is heated with a large excess of water containing a strong-acid catalyst. Like esterification, the reaction is...
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya thankyou
    Because on hydrolysis of ester in presence of Acid gives alcohol and acid. Acidic hydrolysis is simply the reverse of esterification. The ester is heated with a large excess of wat...
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