acetone react with (i)Mg/H2O (ii)H2SO4 , heat product..??

acetone react with (i)Mg/H2O

                           (ii)H2SO4 , heat



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Har Simrat Singh
42 Points
9 years ago

this is an example of pinacone pinacone rearrangemnt

acetone with Mg and H2O forms 2,3 Dimethylbutane2.3 diol

which on reacting with H+ from forms first a carbocation on carbon 2 then results is 1,2 methyl shift to form carbon 3 carbocation and then H+ is removed from O forming C=O final product is 3,3Dimethyl butan2 one

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