Chemical Reaction Equation

Okay, so I'm trying to balance the equation for the reaction between ethyl alcohol and boric acid. So far, this is what I've come up with:

C2H5OH+H3BO3==> ?

I'm pretty sure that it's a main type of reaction, but I'm stuck on figuring out the products. I'm also reasonably certain that it is an exothermic reaction.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.


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I found on the internet that

I found on the internet that H3BO3 + 3 C2H5OH --> B(C2H5O)3 + 3 H2O but i don't think that it adds up i did think about it and it could be H3BO3 + C2H5OH = BC2H50 + 2H20 + O But i am really not sure hopefully somebody more confdent can answer your question

Well, you can't have O in

Well, you can't have O in that form.

No; H3BO3 + 3 C2H5OH >

No; H3BO3 + 3 C2H5OH > B(C2H5O)3 is a balanced equation; each side has 1 B, 6 C, 6 O and 21 H.

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