Acid-Catalyzed Ester Hydrolysis Video Lessons

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Problem: Write an equation for the reaction that occurs when aspirin is hydrolyzed in the body.

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The structure of aspirin is shown below: 

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


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Write an equation for the reaction that occurs when aspirin is hydrolyzed in the body.

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