# Write Chemical Equations of the Following Reaction : Propanone is Treated with Dilute Ba (Oh)2-. - Chemistry

#### Question

Write chemical equations of the following reaction :

Propanone is treated with dilute Ba (OH)2-.

#### Solution

This is a self-aldol condensation reaction.

$\begin{array}{cc} \phantom{..}\ce{CH3} \phantom{................}\ce{CH3}\\ \phantom{.....}| \phantom{..........................}| \\ \ce{2CH3COCH3 ->[Dil. Ba(OH)2] CH3-C-CH2-CO-CH3->CH3-C=CH-CO-CH3 + H2O} \end{array}$

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