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A strong acid is generally used to catalyze the Fischer esterification of carboxylic acids.

3. A strong acid is generally used to catalyze the Fischer esterification of carboxylic acids. What two steps in the reaction are accelerated by the presence of strong acid, and what function does the acid play in each of these steps?
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3. A strong acid is generally used to catalyze the Fischer etherification of carboxylic
acids. What two steps in the reaction are accelerated by the presence of strong acid,
and what function does...

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