How benzaldehyde is less reactive towards nucleophillic addition than ethanal?

Asked by Ranbir Singh | 16th Sep, 2012, 08:34: PM

Expert Answer:

Due to-R effect in case of benzaldehyde , benzaldehyde is more reactive towards nucleophilic addition than ethanal.

Answered by  | 17th Sep, 2012, 02:10: AM

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