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Base catalysed aldol condensation occurs with A. propanaldehyde B. benzaldehyde C. 2, 2-dimethyl propionaldehyde D. none of the above

Base catalysed aldol condensation occurs with A. propanaldehyde B. benzaldehyde C. 2, 2-dimethyl propionaldehyde D. none of the above

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Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10336 Points
2 years ago
Dear student

The answer is A

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
Base catalysed aldol-condensation occurs with propionaldehyde. Aldehydes and ketones having α –H atom are treated with  dilute alkali ,two molecules of such compound condense to form β-hydroxy aldehyde and  β–hydroxy ketone. The reaction is called as aldol condensation.
Hence option  B is corrrect.

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