What Happens When an Oxidising Agent is Added to Propanol? Explain with the Help of a Chemical Equation. - Science

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What happens when an oxidising agent is added to propanol? Explain with the help of a chemical equation.

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Solution

When an oxidising agent like potassium permanganate is added to propanol, it gets oxidised to propanoic acid.

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2015-2016 (March) Delhi Set 2

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