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2016-02-27T10:52:15+05:30

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ethanoic acid is belong to carboxylic group.as COOH and ethanol are commonly called alcohol as CH₃CH₂OH
they react in Esterification  process as ---
CH₃CH₂OH +CH₃COOH ------> CH₃ C O CH₂ CH₃(ESTER)
                       (Ethanoic acid)               ║
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ETHANOL IS A GOOD SOLVENT .IT USED IN MEDICINES ,TINCTURES,IODINE etc. ETHANOIC ACID ALSO KNOWN AS ACIDIC ACID .5-8% SOLUTION OF ACIDIC ACID IN WATER IS CALLED VINEGAR AS USED AS A PRESERVATIVE IN PICKLES.
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2016-02-27T10:56:07+05:30
Condensation of alcohol with ethanoic acid gives a sweet smelling gas ester whereas there is no reaction btwn ethanol and alcohol
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