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Asked by nkrbasak | 9th Mar, 2013, 01:31: AM

Expert Answer:

Ethanal. In propanal the ethyl group will increase electron density on C of C=O, due to +I effect. Thefore, there will be more electron density on C=O, which will reduce the polarity of this bond. Also steric hindrece will be more in propanal.

Answered by  | 9th Mar, 2013, 10:41: AM

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