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Synthesizing Esters

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Esterification: write an equation to show the formation of ethyl formate.

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This solution identifies the steps in Fischer esterification. 119 words.

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There are several ways to synthesize esters.

Typically these are classed as from Carboxylic Acids, from Acyl Chlorides, and from Acid Anhydrides.

Carboxylic acids through Fischer ...

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