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State One Relevant Observation for Given Reactions: Addition of Ethyl Alcohol to Acetic Acid in the Presence of Concentrated Sulphuric Acid - Chemistry

State one relevant observation for given reactions:

Addition of ethyl alcohol to acetic acid in the presence of concentrated Sulphuric acid

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Solution

On addition of ethyl alcohol to acetic acid in the presence of conc. H2SO4 at high temperature, sweet-smelling ethyl acetate ester is produced, and the process is known as esterification.
C2H5OH + CH3COOH → CH3COOC2H5 + H2O

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