Identify the reagents necessary to accomplish each of the following transformations:
Reactions of carboxylic acids:
Carboxylic acids can undergo a number of reactions. Carboxylic will react with thionyl chloride to give acyl chlorides. Carboxylic acids will undergo reduction with lithium aluminum hydride to give alcohols. Carboxylic acids will under Fischer esterification to esters.
Answer and Explanation: 1
The reagents for each transformation is given below:
A: Formation of acyl chloride via reaction with thionyl chloride
B: Formation of...
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fromChapter 10 / Lesson 30
Carboxylic acids can be found in many places, including your home. In this lesson we will look at some of the reactions that carboxylic acids can undergo and how they occur.