Carboxylic Acids Reactions


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What happens to the carboxylic acid when vinegar reacts with baking soda?

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1. What happens in Fischer Esterification?

2. Why is the hydrogen portion of the carboxylic acid able to react so easily?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How much do you know about carboxylic acids reactions? Test your knowledge of this chemistry topic, along with Fischer Esterification, by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following topics:

  • How carboxylic acids are reduced
  • Why the hydrogen portion of the carboxylic acid reacts easily
  • An effect of the Fischer Esterification
  • Vinegar reacting with baking soda

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on carboxylic acids reactions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about something formed when carboxylic acids are oxidized
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why the hydrogen portion of carboxylic acid is able to react so easily and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Carboxylic Acids Reactions is a lesson you can use to review more about these acids and their properties. These include:

  • Where you could find carboxylic acids
  • Example of a common carboxylic acid
  • Attributes of a carboxylic acid
  • Redox reactions and what the acid can be reduced to