Quiz Fischer esterification Chem 236

Quiz Fischer esterification Chem 236 - used in the...

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Quiz Name:____________________________ Fischer Esterification ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. [2 points] Give the product of the following reaction and make sure to balance the equation. C H 3 C OH O C H 3 CH CH 2 CH 3 CH 2 OH + 2. [4 points] Give the mechanism of the Fischer esterification reaction. R OH O R OH H 2 SO 4 + 3. [2 points] What chemicals are needed in the Synthesis of Isopentyl Acetate? Check all that
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Unformatted text preview: used in the Synthesis of Isopentyl Acetate. ___Isopentyl alcohol ___NaHSO 3 ___Ethanol ___Sulfuric acid ___ Water ___Aniline ___Glacial acetic acid ___Ether 4. [2 points] The directions tell you to add 647 mg of isopentyl alcohol (MW= 88.2 g/mole), 1.7 g of glacial acetic acid (MW= 60.1 g/mol), and 5 microdrops of concentrated Sulfuric acid (MW= 98 g/mol). Which is the limiting reagent? Why?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2010 for the course CHEM 234 taught by Professor Jhonpenn during the Spring '08 term at West Virginia State University.

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