what are ketones and do they have any functional group.

Asked by Abhijeet abhijeet | 21st Dec, 2013, 05:12: PM

Expert Answer:

Ketone is an organic compound containing a carbonyl group >C = O bonded to two hydrocarbon groups, made by oxidizing secondary alcohols. The simplest such compound is acetone.

The functional group of ketone is carbonyl group ‘ >C = O ’.

Answered by Hanisha Vyas | 22nd Dec, 2013, 04:47: PM

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