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Chapter Objectives

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  • When you have completed Chapter 20, you should be able to

    1. fulfill all of the detailed objectives listed under each individual section.
    2. design multi‑step syntheses in which the reactions introduced in this chapter are used in conjunction with any of the reactions described in previous chapters.
    3. solve road‑map problems which require a knowledge of the chemistry of carboxylic acids.
    4. define, and use in context, the key terms introduced in this chapter.