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Answer :

As given in question when carboxylic acid reacts with an alcohol in presence of Sulphuric acid:



(i) The name of the carboxylic acid is Ethanoic Acid and its structure is as follows:


CH3COOH:


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(ii) The name of the Alcohol is Ethanol and its structure is C2H5OH:


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(iii) The compound X will be Ester. (CH3COOC2H5) i.e. Ethyl Ethanoate. The structure is:


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