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Solution - Chemical Properties of Carbon Compounds - Oxidation

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ConceptChemical Properties of Carbon Compounds - Oxidation  

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A carboxylic acid (molecular formula C2H4O2) reacts with an alcohol in the presence of an acid catalyst to form a compound 'X'. The alcohol on oxidation with alkaline KMnO4 followed by acidification gives the same carboxylic acid C2H4O2. Write the name and structure of

(i) carboxylic acid, (ii) alcohol and (iii) the compound 'X'.

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Solution for concept: Chemical Properties of Carbon Compounds - Oxidation. For the course CBSE
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