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Unformatted text preview: According to Le Chtelier's principle, when equilibrium is disturbed or when trying to establish an equilibrium, the reaction will move towards the direction that relieves the stress of change in condition. The conditions above all try to push the reaction toward the right, making ester. Start with only reactants make the reaction go to product side, use catalysts make the forward reaction go faster, and removing water, the product, also pushes the reaction to the right....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2012 for the course CHEM 1A taught by Professor Nitsche during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '08