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When acetaldol is treated with excess of acid then which unsaturated product will be formed? And why?

When acetaldol is treated with excess of acid then which unsaturated product will be formed? And why?

Grade:12th pass

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
6 years ago
Easy Explanation
Vedansh Rajawat
15 Points
one year ago
Acetaldol  is CH3-CH(OH)-CH2-CHO which on treating with excess acid will perform E1Cb mechanism to give crotonaldehyde i.e CH3-C2H3-CHO

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