State Whether the Following Statement is True of False: the Minimum Number of Carbon Atoms in a Ketone Molecule is Two. - Science

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State whether the following statement is true of false:
The minimum number of carbon atoms in a ketone molecule is two.

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Solution

False, as there cannot be a ketone with less than three carbon atoms in it. Propanone or acetone (CH3COCH3) is the first member of the ketone family.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 4 Carbon And Its Compounds
Q 24 | Page 240
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