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How will you bring about the following conversions? acetone to 2-methylpropan-2-ol - Chemistry

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How will you bring about the following conversions?

acetone to 2-methylpropan-2-ol

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Solution

Grignard reagent, methyl magnesium bromide reacts with acetone to form an adduct which on hydrolysis with dilute acid gives 2-methylpropan-2-ol.

Concept: Alcohols and Phenols
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Chapter 11 Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
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