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Homework Help: chem

Posted by Mark on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 1:41am.

Recycling of PET soft drink bottles involves heating with methanol and an acid catalyst to liberate ethylene glycol and dimethylterphthalate (methyl ester of pthalic acid). These can then be used as monomers to make new PET products. Write an equation for this recycling reaction.

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