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Distinguish between methyl ethanoate and ethyl ethanoate

Distinguish between methyl ethanoate and ethyl ethanoate
 

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
when methyl ethanoate is hydrolysed in presence of water it gives one type of acid -methanoic acid whereas ethyl ethanoate is hydrolysed it gives two types of acid-methanoic acid and ethanoic acid

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