Aspirin is synthesized using acetic anhydride and…


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Aspirin is synthesized using acetic anhydride and salicylic acid. This is done with four catalysts which are Boron Triflouride, Concentrated sulfuric acid, pyridine, and sodium acetate. What is the order of reaction rate ( i believe it is: fastest: sulfuric acid, boron triflouride, pyridine, sodium acetate). Why does the reaction occur at these relative rates.

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