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    Methyl benzoate - Acid and Base Organic Chemistry

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    In preparation of methyl benzoate, what is the purpose of 1. washing the organic layer with sodium bicarbonate solution? 2. washing the organic layer with saturated sodium chloride solution? 3. treating the organic layer with calcium chloride pellets?

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    In the preparation of methyl benzoate it is important
    (1) to wash the organic layer w/ sodium bicarbonate solution in order to remove unreacted benzoic ...

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