Using the flow chart provided (see attachment Brainmass Problem 6).
Please answer the following.
2) Estimate the pH of compound 3?
3) Explain with an equation the reaction in which compound 4 is changed to 6
4) What are the key differences between the hydrolysis of an ester a)in acidic and b)in basic media. What are the products of ester hydrolysis?
BRAINMASS SOLUTION 6
1 = Ethylbutanoate
2 = Sodiumbutanoate
3 = Ethanol
4 = Ethene
5 = ...