Please tell me the balanced equation.

Asked by Asamanja Banerjee | 7th Feb, 2014, 11:39: AM

Expert Answer:

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The equation is not complete (products are missing).

 

Following are the possibilities of the product formed.

 

(1) C2H2 + H2O → C2H4O

 

                            Acetaldehyde

                                    or
                                Ethenol
                                    or                        

                           Ethylene oxide

Or


(2) C2H2 + H2O → CH3CHO

                Acetaldehyde or Ethanal

 
 
 
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Answered by  | 7th Feb, 2014, 12:11: PM

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