Asked by | 29th Dec, 2008, 04:25: PM
1. SInce A (C8H16O2) on hydrolysis with dilute sulphuric acid gives a carboxylic acid and alcohol, means that A is an ester.
2. Alcohol C on oxidation with chromic acid gives B. This means that both B and C contain same number of carbon atoms.
3. Therefore, A is CH3CH2CH2COOCH2CH2CH2CH3 , B is CH3CH2CH2COOH and C is CH2CH2CH2CH2OH
4. C on dehydration gives but-1-ene .
Answered by | 2nd Jan, 2009, 10:55: AM
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