Preparing Carboxylic Acids: Description & Methods

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Which of the following methods requires an aryl halide to prepare a carboxylic acid?

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1. Which of the following preparation methods for carboxylic acids uses water as a reagent?

2. A scientist is preparing a carboxylic acid and uses potassium dichromate in the presence of an acid. Which of the following methods are they most likely using?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about preparing carboxylic acids by taking this multiple-choice quiz. You'll be covering topics like a method that requires an aryl halide to make a carboxylic acid and a preparation method that uses water as a reagent.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you understand these points for the quiz:

  • Method of creating a carboxylic acid with potassium dichromate
  • Industry that uses the synthesis of carboxylic acid
  • Feature of the oxidation of primary alcohols and aldehydes

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a method of creating a carboxylic acid by using water as a reagent
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a characteristic for the oxidation of primary alcohols and aldehydes and a method that necessitates an aryl halide to make carboxylic acid
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the synthesis of carboxylic acid and how it's connected to a particular industry

Additional Learning

Try the lesson entitled Preparing Carboxylic Acids: Description & Methods for more information on the following:

  • Basic definition of carboxylic acids
  • Three main ways carboxylic acids are made
  • Chemical equation for hydrolysis of nitriles
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