Solution - Important Carbon Compounds - Ethanol



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Name the compound formed when ethanol is heated in excess of conc. sulphuric acid at 443 K. Also, write the chemical equation of the reaction stating the role of conc. sulphuric acid in it. What would happen if hydrogen is added to the product of this reaction in the presence of a catalyst such as palladium or nickel?


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Solution for concept: Important Carbon Compounds - Ethanol. For the course 8th-10th CBSE