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CarboAcids and Ester

Carboxcylic Acids and Esters

What is the use of Acids in the test for Sulfate Ions? They react with the Carbonates (and other impurities) to release CO2.
Give some uses of Esters: They are used as Solvents, Plasticisers, Food Flavourings and Perfumes.
What type of Acids are Carboxcylic Acids: They are weak acids, meaning they only partly dissociate.
How are esters Formed? In the presence of H2SO4, a Carboxcylic Acid and an Alcohol will react to form an ester.
What are the two bases that make up an ester? Carboxcylic Acid and Alcohol.
Created by: mjwilson1988