Asked Nov 5, 2019

Show the mechanism:

1-Butene (C4H8)---> Butanone (C4H8O)


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Step 1

A chemical reaction is symbolic representation of the conversion of substances to new substances.

In a chemical reaction; the substance which involves in conversion is said to be reactant whereas the newly formed substance is called as product. Both reactant and products must be separated by arrow.

Step 2

On the basis of mechanism, chemical reactions can be classified as substitution reactions, addition reaction, elimination reaction and rearrangement reactions.

Step 3

In the conversion of  1-butene to butanone;

Step 1 :

Convert 1-butene to 2-butanol

The hydration of alkene occurs in the presence of a...


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