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how to name esters ?

Asked by nidhi 30th January 2014, 4:36 PM
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Hi Nidhi, The first component of an ester name "the alkyl" is derived from the alcohol and second component of an ester name "the -oate" is derived from the carboxylic acid. Example: Methyl propanoate
Answered by Expert 30th January 2014, 5:29 PM
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