4 - General Mechanism in organic compounds Questions Answers

Why does

Zn + HCl reduce aldehydes and ketones to alcohols while

Zn - Hg amalgam + HCl reduce aldehyde and ketones to alkanes

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Is the H on B-carbon sterically hindered ?

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Steric hindrance is a relative word, so is compared between two carbons.

Tertiary carbon is always more sterically hindered than primary,

so β carbon is more hindered than α in this compound

HOW TO COMPARE FOR HEAT OF COMBUSTION ? WHAT MOST BE STRATERGY TO DECIDE WHICH COMPOUD HAVE MORE EAT OF COMBUTION

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For this it is necessary to remember all the bond energies

explain the mechanism when alkenes are treated with cold KMnO4 ?

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