Problem: Predict the organic product formed when benzoyl chloride reacts with water.

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Reactant: benzoyl chloride → acid chloride derivative of benzoic acid

water + acid chloride → nucleophilic acyl substitution; production of carboxylic acid

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Predict the organic product formed when benzoyl chloride reacts with water.

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