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Problem: In an esterification reaction, a carboxylic acid reacts with an excess of alcohol in acidic conditions to form an ester. Draw the structure of the ester product in the reaction between pentanoic acid and 1-propanol. Showing the H atoms optional. 

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In an esterification reaction, a carboxylic acid reacts with an excess of alcohol in acidic conditions to form an ester. Draw the structure of the ester product in the reaction between pentanoic acid and 1-propanol. Showing the H atoms optional. 

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