what happens when ethyl alcohol is passed over copper at 300 degree celcius

Asked by holebasubudihal | 9th Aug, 2020, 02:58: PM

Expert Answer:

When ethyl alcohol is passed over red hot copper at 300oC, it formed acetaldehyde, (CH3CHO)
The reaction is as follows: 


 
space straight C subscript 2 ​ straight H subscript 5 OH space rightwards arrow from 300 to the power of straight o straight C to red space hot space Cu of ​ CH subscript 3 ​ CHO

Answered by Ramandeep | 10th Aug, 2020, 07:38: PM