How would you draw the ester that is formed from the reaction of benzoic acid and ethanol?

1 Answer
Jul 21, 2016

Answer:

I would draw it correctly:

Explanation:

#C_6H_5CO_2CH_2CH_3#

This is something that is easier to do on paper than it is using this editor:

#"Carboxylic acid + alcohol "rarr" carboxylic ester + water"#