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Mon January 30, 2012 By: Timesnow R

An organic compound A,having the formula c3h8o,on treatment with Cu at 573K,gives B.B does not reduce Fehling's Solution but gives a yellow ppt of the compound C with I2/NaOH.Deduce the structures of A, B & C and write the reactions involved.

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Tue January 31, 2012
organic compoound A gives a carbonyl as it gives iodoform test and also it do not reduce fehling solution hence B is a ketone and A is a secondary alcohol.
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