Reactions of Propanoic acid (carboxylic acids)

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  • Reactions of propanoic acid
    • PCl5
      • Acyl Chloride (Cl take place of H)
        • CH3CH2COCl + POCl3 + HCl
    • Magnesium Hydroxide
      • Neutralisation Reaction
        • CH3CH2COOH + MgOH --> CH3CH2COOMg + H2O
    • Ethanol with acid
      • Forms Esters
        • CH3CH2COOH + Ethanol (sulphuric acid cat) --> CH3CH2OOCH3 + H2O
    • Ethylamine
      • Colourless solution of an enthanoate
    • Lithium aluminium Hydride LiAlH4
      • Reduction
        • CH3CH2COOH + 4[H] --> CH3CH2COH + H2O

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