Consider the following organic compound:
CH3OH, C2H5OH, CH3COCH3, CH3COOH, C2H5COOH, C4H9COOC2H5, CH4, C2H6, CH3CHO, HCHO
Out of these compound:
Which compound on treatment with conc. H2SO4 at 170°C forms an alkene?
C2H5OH is the formula of ethanol which when treated with concentrated sulphuric acid at 170ₒ C to form an alkene called ethene. It has the molecular formula C2H4.