PPA - Making Esters

  1. The aim of the experiment was to prepare methyl methanoate (or any ester) and to identify some of its characteristic properties. How was the reaction rate of the experiment increased?
    • By heating up the contents of the test tube
    • Adding a catalyst - concentrated sulphuric acid
  2. What was the function of the "wet paper towel" condenser?
    To turn the gases back into a liquid
  3. State two pieces of evidence which suggested that an ester had been formed
    • A layer formed on top of the water
    • There was a distinct smell present
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PPA - Making Esters
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Higher Chemistry - PPA - Making Esters
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