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which type of copound can give positive iodoform test?

which type of copound can give positive iodoform test?
 

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Vidhi Shah
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4 years ago
Any compounds containing the CH3C=O group or the CH3CH(OH) group give a positive result with the iodoform test. When I2 and NaOH is added to a compound containing one of these groups, a pale yellow precipitate of iodoform (triiodomethane) is formed.

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