What is the major product of the following reaction sequence? (Image)

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What is the major product of the following reaction sequence?

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Formation of carboxylic acids:

Carboxylic acids can be prepared through the acid catalyzed hydrolysis of nitriles. For example, acetic acid can be prepared through acid catalyzed hydrolysis of acetonitrile.

Answer and Explanation:

The major product of the reaction sequence is given below.

The reaction sequence shown the transformation is given below.

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Preparing Carboxylic Acids: Description & Methods
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