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What is the functional group of alcohols?
-OH
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What are the first 3 alcohols in the series?
methanol, ethanol, propanol
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What is the functional group of carboxylic acids?
-COOH
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What are the first 3 carboxylic acids in the series?
methanoic acid, ethanoic acid, propanoic acid
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What is the functional group of esters?
-COO
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What is the first ester in the series?
ethyl ethanoate
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When alcohols mix with water, what solution do they produce?
a neutral solution
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What alcohol is found in alcoholic drinks?
ethanol
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ethanol+oxygen--------->?+?
carbon dioxide+water
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When alcohol reacts with sodium, what gas is produced?
hydrogen gas
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Solutions of carboxylic acids have a pH value less than what?
7 (neutral)
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When carboxylic acids are mixed with carbonates, what gas is produced?
carbon dioxide
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How are esters made?
when a carboxylic acid and alcohol mix together with an acid catalyst
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Acids that ionise completely in aqueous solution are known as what?
strong acids
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Acids that don't ionise completely in aqueous solutions are known as what?
weak acids
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