Give the product of the following reactions.

Asked by Mrinal | 18th Apr, 2019, 08:57: AM

Expert Answer:

This is a Beckmann rearrangement reaction of acetophenone.
This rearrangement is streospecific and only the -Ph group that is anti to the leaving group, the hydroxyl function will migrates.
Thus, acetophenone oxime rearranges only to acetanilide (option b)
 
The reaction occurs as follows:
 

Answered by Ramandeep | 18th Apr, 2019, 12:13: PM

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