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Write the chemical reaction involved in Wolff-Kishner reduction.

Write the equations involved in the following reactions

Wolff-Kishner reduction

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Wolff-Kishner reduction:-

The Wolff Kishner reduction reaction is a method in which a carbonyl compound (aldehyde or ketone) is reduced to a hydrocarbon. In this method, the carbonyl compound is heated with a mixture of hydrazine and strong base such as sodium or potassium hydroxide at a temperature of 453 K - 473 K in ethylene glycol solvent.

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Solution Write the Chemical Reaction Involved in Wolff-kishner Reduction. Concept: Aldehydes and Ketones - Chemical Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones - Reduction.
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