what happens when benzoic acid is heated

Asked by shweta mondal | 29th May, 2013, 10:39: AM

Expert Answer:

When benzoic acid is heated in presence of a strong dehydrating agent like P2O5 or H2SO4, it forms benzoic anhydride.
 

Answered by  | 29th May, 2013, 11:38: AM

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