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In order to covert but-2-enal to but-2-enoic acid which of the following reagent is required? (A) Br 2 water (B) KMnO 4 (C) Tollen’s reagent (D) LiAlH 4



In order to covert but-2-enal to but-2-enoic acid which of the following reagent is required? 


        (A)    Br2 water


        (B)    KMnO4


        (C)    Tollen’s reagent


(D)    LiAlH4


Grade:10

1 Answers

Amit Saxena
35 Points
8 years ago

Tollen’s reagent causes oxidation of –CHO to –COOH but it is unable to bring about oxidation of C=C bond.

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