Write the formula of the acid and the alcohol from which it is formed.

Discussion in 'CBSE Class 10 Chemistry Help' started by Vinila Choudary, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. Vinila Choudary

    Vinila Choudary Active Member

    In the formation of an ester, water is lost with the carboxylic acid losing OH and the alcohol losing I-I. To write the formula of the acid and the alcohol, add a molecule of H20 so that OH goes with C = O part and H goes with 0 atom as shown.
    formula of the acid and the alcohol from which it is formed.JPG

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