can iso-propane be converted to iso-propanol ?why?

Asked by aashish | 2nd Jan, 2014, 05:35: PM

Expert Answer:

In case of alkanes, isobutane, isopentane exist.
 
Isopropanol can be obtained by the reaction between propene and water as follows:
 

CH3CH2=CH2 + H2O  ? CH3-CHOH-CH3

hence Isopropanol can not be prepared from isopropane.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 2nd Jan, 2014, 06:04: PM

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