how to convert propan-2-ol into pentanoic acid                                
                                                  ( METHODS USED IN CH - HALOALKANES ANd HALOARENES)

Asked by yash.bisht9910 | 11th May, 2015, 04:06: PM

Expert Answer:

Secondary alcohols are oxidised to ketones only. So when propan-2-ol is heated with sodium or potassium dichromate acidified with sulphuric acid propanone is formed.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 12th May, 2015, 09:50: AM