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A compound A has a molecular formula C2Cl3OH. It reduces Fehling solution and an oxidation gives a monocarboxylic acid B. It can be obtained by the action of chlorine on ethyl alcohol. A is A. Chloral B. Chloroform C. Methyl chloride D. Monochloroacetic acid

A compound A has a molecular formula C2Cl3OH. It reduces Fehling solution and an oxidation gives a monocarboxylic acid B. It can be obtained by the action of chlorine on ethyl alcohol. A is
A. Chloral B. Chloroform C. Methyl chloride D. Monochloroacetic acid

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Saurabh Koranglekar
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2 years ago
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Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
Dear student 
Since the compound gives Tollen's reagent test, it must cantain −CHO group.
Good Luck 
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