Acid Anhydrides

Acid Anhydrides

Naming

For symmetrical anhydrides, the ones that will be used for A level purposes, the name the name of the parent acid, but instead of writing an acid one will right down anhydride.

acid anhy 1

propanoic anhydride

 

Preparation

Acid Chlorides

acid anhy 2

Reactions

For all of the reactions for acid anhydrides, the parent carboxylic acid is created.

Hydrolysis

acid anhy 3

Esters

acid anhy 4

Amides

acid anhy 5

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