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In which of the following .compounds -OH is the functional group? [NCERT Exemplar] (a) Butanone (b) Butanol (c) Butanoic (d) Butanal

In which of the following .compounds -OH is the functional group? [NCERT Exemplar]
(a) Butanone
(b) Butanol
(c) Butanoic
(d) Butanal

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
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one year ago
Answer: (b) Butanol, CH3—CH2—CH2—CH2—OH The general formula of alcohols is CnH2n+1— OH. For butanol, n = 4. So, formula is C4H9—OH or CH3—CH2—CH2—CH2—OH

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