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    I need some help with concepts in the esterification reaction, especially on this question:
    The Fischer Esterification is really an example of:
    a. A nucleophilic acyl substitution reaction
    b. An aldol condensation reaction
    c. An elimination reaction (either E1 or E2)
    d. An electrophilic addition reaction
    e. A conjugated addition reaction

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    The beginning of a Fisher esterification reaction is an example of an electrophilic addition reaction. The electrophile in this case is the ...

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    This solution determines the characteristics of the Fischer reaction with clear explanations and descriptions of the reaction mechanism.