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Sulphuric Acid Catalyzing Esters?

  1. Dec 6, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    How does sulphuric acid catalyze the preperation of ester?


    3. The attempt at a solution

    Does it cleave the molecule that becomes the ester?
     
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  3. Dec 6, 2007 #2

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    Google "fisher esterification"
     
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