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A compound X formed by the reaction of carboxylic acid having the molecular formula C2H4O2 and alcohol Y in the presence of concentrated H2SO4. the same

carboxylic acid is obtained by the oxidation of alcohol Y . name the compound X and Y . give the chemical equation for the reaction


X is ester
Y is ethanol
C2H5OH + CH3COOH-------- CH3COOC2H5+ H2O
2 3 2
Compound X = ester (ethyl ethanoate)

Compound Y = ethanol (C2H5OH)

The name of the reaction is esterification reaction .

See the attcahment for reaction
2 5 2
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