Find the major product:

Asked by subhrojyotighosh8 | 12th Jul, 2020, 10:40: PM

Expert Answer:

compound 2-cyclohexenone has both carbon-carbon double bond and carbonyl group. 
Palladium is very good catalyst for hydrogenation of C=C and CΞC but it is poor catalyst for hydrogenation of C=O group.
Hence we get the reduced product from option (B).

Answered by Ramandeep | 13th Jul, 2020, 06:35: PM

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