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What makes an ester?
alcohol+carboxylic acid
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What is the functional formulae of alcohol?
OH
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Name the first three alcohols in order?
methanol,ethanol,propanol
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What is the PH when an alcohol is dissolved in water?
neutral
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When an alcohol is burned in air what does it produce?
CO2 and H2O
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What are carboxylic acids functional formulae?
COOH
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Name the first three carboxylic acids in order?
Methanoic acid, Ethanoic acid, propanoic acid
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Define a strong acid
An acid that dissociates completely
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Do weak acids have more or less H+ ions than strong acids?
less
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What is a group of compounds with the same functional group called?
Homologous series
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Name the ester made from ethanol
ethyl ethanoate
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When alcohol reacts with sodium what does it produce?
hydrogen
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Give two uses of alcohols
fuels and solvents
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What process turns an alcohol into a carboxylic acid?
Oxidation
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When a carboxylic acid reacts with a carbonate what does it produce?
CO2
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What are esters used as?
flavourings and perfumes
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Why are esters good perfumes?
they are volatile
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