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Which of the following is ideal for Oxidation of propene to propan-1-ol a)Alkaline KMnO4 b)B2H6/Alkaline KMnO4 c)O3/Zn dust d)CrO3

Which of the following is ideal for Oxidation of propene to propan-1-ol


a)Alkaline KMnO4 b)B2H6/Alkaline KMnO4 c)O3/Zn dust d)CrO3

Grade:upto college level

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akshay akshay
17 Points
9 years ago

B2H6/Alkaline KMno4 is the ideal. Because alkaline KMno4 oxidises to vicinal diol. O3/Zn oxidises to aldehydes. CrO3 oxidises to carboxylic acid

In B2H5-H B2H5 is positive addendum and goes to first carbon and hydrogen goes to second carbon. B2H5 is replaced by -OH 

from alkaline KMnO4

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