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Describe one reaction of ethanol.

Solution

Ethanol gets oxidised to ethanoic acid in the presence of potassium permanganate solution (alkaline) which acts as an oxidising agent.
The chemical reaction is as follows:
CH3CH2OH + 2[O] → CH3COOH + H2O

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