the compound obtained when acetaldehyde reacts with dil. aqueous sodium hydroxide exhibits which isomerism- geometric or optical and how?

Asked by aishwaryajoshi | 1st May, 2012, 09:46: PM

Expert Answer:

When NaOH is added to acetaldehyde and heated, the final product formed is alpha beta unsaturated compound.
As the double bond is present between the cabon atoms they will form geometric isomerism

Answered by  | 2nd May, 2012, 11:44: PM

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