How can 2 methyl hexanone be oxidised using kmno4 alkaline?

Asked by abhishek | 11th Jan, 2017, 08:03: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear shankhwar.abhishek75@gmail.com

This name appears to be ambiguous. Since the  Valence appears to be exceeded.
 
We would request you to clarify  so that we may answer this to the best of the ability.
 
The possible structures can be from any of these given below:

3-Methyl-2-hexanone,

5-Methyl-2-hexanone,

2-Methyl-3-hexanone,

2-hexanone

 
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Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 12th Jan, 2017, 02:14: PM