Problem: What products would be formed from the acid-catalyzed hydrolysis of the following esters?

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Ester hydrolysis → formation of carboxylic acid from ester using acid as catalyst

(1) Protonation:

(2) Nucleophilic attack of water


(3) Proton transfer

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What products would be formed from the acid-catalyzed hydrolysis of the following esters?