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What will happen if LiAlH4 is added to an ester? (a) Two units of alcohol are obtained. (b) One unit of alcohol and one unit of acid is obtained. (c) Two units of acids is obtained. (d) None of these choose and explain?

What will happen if LiAlH4 is added to an ester?


(a) Two units of alcohol are obtained.


(b) One unit of alcohol and one unit of acid is obtained.


(c) Two units of acids is obtained.


(d) None of these


choose and explain?

Grade:12

2 Answers

Vikas TU
14149 Points
9 years ago

Let us consider an ester as reacting with LIALH4

 

So i think, ansr. should be 1) 2 moles of alcohol.

Roshan Mohanty
64 Points
9 years ago

reduction of carboxylic acids using LiAlH4
Ans is A

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