What type of reaction is it ?

CH3OH + CH3COOH ↔ CH3COOCH3 + H2O

This reaction is an example of esterification reaction, in which an alcohol (CH3OH) reacts with a carboxylic acid (CH3COOH), to from a fruit smelling compound known as ester (CH3COOCH3) and water.

  • 7

neutralisation reaction

  • -3
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