# So I’m supposed to write a chemical equation, then draw the structures, of the preparation of phenacetin starting from 4-ethoxyaniline. Would the correct equation be 4-ethoxyanilime + acetic anhydride (right arrow) phenacetin + CH3COOH? Or am I totally wrong?    Thank you!

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So I’m supposed to write a chemical equation, then draw the structures, of the preparation of phenacetin starting from 4-ethoxyaniline. Would the correct equation be 4-ethoxyanilime + acetic anhydride (right arrow) phenacetin + CH3COOH? Or am I totally wrong?

Thank you!