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The yield of ketone when a secondary alcohol is oxidized is more than the yield of aldehyde when a primary alcohol is oxidized.

The yield of ketone when a secondary alcohol is oxidized is more than the yield of aldehyde when a primary alcohol is oxidized.

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Kevin Nash
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8 years ago

True : Aldehydes (from primary alchols) may further be oxidized easily to acids as compared to ketones (from secondary alcohols).

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