Why CHO group cannot be present in the middle of the carbon atom chain?

Asked by  | 21st Feb, 2012, 10:33: AM

Expert Answer:

CHO group cannot be present in the middle of any chain because in CHO , carbon is attached to one hydrogen and doubly bonded to oxygen ,since hydrogen can only form one bond and carbon can form only 4 covalent bond so the only possilble position for -CHO is at the terminal of the chain

Answered by  | 21st Feb, 2012, 05:42: PM

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