Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 12
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How Will You Bring About the Following Conversion? Ethanal to But-2-enal - Chemistry

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How will you bring about the following conversion?

Ethanal to but-2-enal

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Solution

On treatment with dilute alkali, ethanal produces 3-hydroxybutanal gives But-2-enal on heating.

 

 

 

Concept: Aldehydes and Ketones - Chemical Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones - Reactions Due to A-hydrogen
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