A liquid was mixed with ethanol and a drop of concentrated H2​SO4​ was added. A compound with a fruity smell was formed. The liquid was:

The liquid formed is CH3​COOH (Acetic acid). The fruity smell is due to the formation of ester when acid and ethanol are treated in the presence of concentrated H2SO4​.

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