7.18     Ethyl acetate is formed by the reaction between ethanol and acetic acid and the equilibrium is represented as:                $CH_{3}COOH _{(l)}+C_{2}H_{5}OH\rightleftharpoons CH_{3}COOC_{2}H_{5}_{(l)}+H_{2}O_{(l)}$(i) Write the concentration ratio (reaction quotient), Qc, for this reaction (note: water is not in excess and is not a solvent in this reaction)

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The given reaction is-
$CH_{3}COOH _{(l)}+C_{2}H_{5}OH\rightleftharpoons CH_{3}COOC_{2}H_{5}_{(l)}+H_{2}O_{(l)}$
the concentration ratio (reaction quotient) of the given chemical reaction is-

$Q_c = \frac{[CH_{3}COOC_2H_5][H_2O]}{[CH_3COOH][C_2H_5OH]}$

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