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The following question is from Roorkee screening exam.I know the answer but I need an explanation on how the reaction proceeds. Q.Dilute acetylene is passed through dil H2SO4 in the presence of HgSO4, the compound formed is Ethanal .

The following question is from Roorkee screening exam.I know the answer but I need an explanation on how the reaction proceeds.


Q.Dilute acetylene is passed through dil H2SO4 in the presence of HgSO4, the compound formed is Ethanal.


 

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Haramrit
38 Points
8 years ago

This reaction is hydration of alkynes...rite?

Dushyant Sapre
6 Points
8 years ago

Yes I got the answer in hydration of alkynes Thanks..

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