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How will you bring about the following conversions? isopropyl alcohol to acetone - Chemistry

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How will you bring about the following conversions?

isopropyl alcohol to acetone

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Solution

When isopropyl alcohol is heated at 573 K in presence of Cu acetopne is formed.
\[\begin{array}{cc}
\ce{CH3 - CH - CH3 ->[Cu/573K][Oxidation] CH3 - C - CH3}\\
\phantom{...}|\phantom{..........................}||\phantom{...}\\
\phantom{}\ce{\underset{\text{Isopropyl alcohol}}{OH}\phantom{..................}\underset{\text{Acetone}}{O}}\phantom{...}
\end{array}\]

Concept: Alcohols and Phenols
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SCERT Maharashtra Question Bank 12th Standard HSC Chemistry Maharashtra State Board 2021
Chapter 11 Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Short Answer Questions (Type-II) | Q 3.1
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