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Identify ‘A’ and ‘B’ in the following reaction sequence. CHX3COOH+CX2HX5OH→−HX2OHX+A→ΔHX2/NiB - Chemistry

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Identify ‘A’ and ‘B’ in the following reaction sequence.

\[\ce{CH3COOH + C2H5OH ->[H+][-H2O] A ->[H2/Ni][\Delta] B}\]

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Solution

\[\ce{\underset{\text{Ethanol}}{C2H5 - OH} + \underset{\text{Acetic acid}}{CH3COOH} ->[H+][-H2O] \underset{\text{Ethyl acetate (A)}}{CH3COOC2H5}}\]

\[\ce{CH3COOCH2CH3 + 2H2 ->[H2/Ni][\Delta] \underset{\text{Ethanol (B)}}{2CH3CH2OH}}\]

∴ ‘A’ is ethyl acetate and ‘B’ is ethanol.

Concept: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
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