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(CH3)2-CH-CH2-COOH reacts with Br2,P ,,,,aq.NaOH,,,,H+ what is the final product...?????.

(CH3)2-CH-CH2-COOH reacts with Br2,P ,,,,aq.NaOH,,,,H+


what is the final product...?????. 

Grade:12

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
it is an example of HVZ reaction.substitution of bromine at alpha carbon of acid
the process follows as
(1)formation of (CH3)2CHCHBrCOOH this in presence of aq naoh forms alpha hydroxy acid
(2)(CH3)2CHCH(0H)COOH

thanks and regards
sunil kumar
askIItian faculty

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