Complete the following conversions indicating  conditions -
i.Ethyl alcohol to acetic acid.

Asked by tarinchpani | 14th Jan, 2016, 11:13: PM

Expert Answer:

Ethanol is oxidized to acetaldehyde in the presence of an oxidizing agent like acidified potassium dichromate (K2Cr2O7) or with alkaline KMnO4 and heating, which is then later oxidized to acetic acid.

Answered by Hanisha Vyas | 15th Jan, 2016, 02:59: PM