Which of the following occurs during Fischer esterification?

Which of the following occurs during Fischer esterification?
A) The -OH from the carboxylic acid and the -H from the -OH of the alcohol are eliminated as water.
B) The -OH from the alcohol and the -H from the -OH of the carboxylic acid are eliminated as water.
C) Water is eliminated entirely from the carboxylic acid.
D) None of these, the reaction does not produce water.


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