how can be diatinguish between an acid and alcohol?

Asked by Natasha banerjee | 20th Feb, 2011, 03:59: PM

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The Alcohol can be oxidized further to a ketone or aldehyde with K2Cr2O7 . The K2Cr2O7 / reactant mixture will turn green if the reagent is being oxidized.
 
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Answered by  | 20th Feb, 2011, 10:19: PM

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