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Hydrolysis

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    A hydrolysis is a reaction in which the net reaction is an organic compound reacting with water to give either two molar equivalents of a single product or more than one product.

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    eg. 2:

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    eg. 3:

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    eg. 4:

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    eg. 5:

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    net reaction:

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