Answer in brief. Write reaction showing the action of the following reagent on propanenitrile: Dilute NaOH - Chemistry

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Answer in brief.

Write reaction showing the action of the following reagent on propanenitrile:

Dilute NaOH

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Solution

Dilute NaOH:

\[\ce{\underset{\text{Propanenitrile}}{C2H5 - C ≡}N + H2O + dil. NaOH ->[\triangle]\underset{\text{Sodium propanoate}}{C2H5 - COONa} + NH3}\]

Concept: Preparation of Carboxylic Acids
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Chapter 12: Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids - Exercises [Page 281]

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Balbharati Chemistry 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 12 Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids
Exercises | Q 3.6 | Page 281
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