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for preparation of alcohols by aldehydes, (with grignard reagent)...why do we do acidic hydrolysis instead of normal or basic hydrolysis?

for preparation of alcohols by aldehydes, (with grignard reagent)...why do we do acidic hydrolysis instead of normal or basic hydrolysis?

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Anuj Shrivastava
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11 years ago

because neucleophilics are more active in acidic medium in place of basic medium...........

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