A Level Chemistry 2017 Paper 1 Question 22 Solution - Exclusive
In this exclusive video we want to discuss the suggested solution for A Levels Chemistry (H2 Chemistry) 2017 Paper 1 Question 22.
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The topic tested in this question is on Carboxylic Acids, in particular the reactions of acid chlorides. Here's a video for the reactions of acids and derivatives if you are interested.
Acid chlorides are very reactive and can undergo condensation reactions with alcohols and amines at room temperature to form esters and amides respectively.
Therefore the reaction of ethanoyl chloride with HAA will form the following product.
Finally we can compare the options and determine the answer to this simple question is option A.
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Topic: Carboxylic Acids, Organic Chemistry, A Level Chemistry, Singapore
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