Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 20 - Carboxylic Acids and Nitriles - Exercises: 25

Answer

See the explanation below about the reaction mechanism.

Work Step by Step

Notice that in this scenario, the second equivalent of H2O will add to the amide to yield carboxylic acid.
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