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Sun April 05, 2015 By: Maitridesai429 Doshi

salicylic acid is treated with o3nd zn/hcl we get a
then a is treated with oh- we get b
find b in the reaction

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Vaibhav Chavan
Mon April 06, 2015
Dear maitridesai429@gmail.com

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Ozonolysis causes the cleavage of alkenes(double bond) or alkynes(triple bonds) by reaction with ozone followed by reducing work-up with Zinc in acetic acid.
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