How is ethyl bromide converted to (i) ethyl acetate and (ii) propanoic acid.

Asked by  | 31st Mar, 2009, 06:20: PM

Expert Answer:

 

 

                KCN                      KMnO4                         CH3OH

C2H5BrC2H5CN    C2H5COOH C2H5COO CH3

                                                              propionic acid                 ethylacetate

Answered by  | 1st Apr, 2009, 10:25: AM

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