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Which of the following compounds give a yellow precipitate of Iodoform on reacting with aq. NaOH + I2 : Acetone 2-Methyl Propan-2-ol Ph-CO-CH3 2-Chloro Propane Please explain which type of compounds give the reaction and why…

Which of the following compounds give a yellow precipitate of Iodoform on reacting with aq. NaOH + I2 :

Acetone

2-Methyl Propan-2-ol

Ph-CO-CH3

2-Chloro Propane

Please explain which type of compounds give the reaction and why…

Grade:12

1 Answers

Bhavya
askIITians Faculty 1281 Points
6 years ago
First three compounds will give iodoform reaction.
Only those compounds give haloform/Iodoform reaction which have the following kind of structure:-

CH3-C=O or CH3-CH(OH)-

This is because these can give stable carbanions.

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