Asked Dec 29, 2019

Treatment of (HOCH2CH2CH2CH2)2CO with acid forms a product of molecular formula C9H16O2 and a molecule of water. Draw the structure of the product and explain how it is formed.


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The given compound in presence of an acid forms the product with molecular formula C9H16O2.

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The reaction is gi...

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