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Convent CH3COOH into CH3CH3.

Convent CH3COOH into CH3CH3.

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Anjali Ahuja
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7 years ago
Hi student

The conversion of acetic acid (CH3COOH) to ethane (CH3CH3) will be done as:

CH3COOH (in presence of PCl5) ------> CH3COCl (hydrolysis) ------

----->CH3CHO (hydrolysis) ------->C2H5OH (PCl5) --------> CH3CH2Cl(hydrolysis)--

-------->C2H6

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