Acid catalyzed hydration of alkenes except ethene leads to the formation of

  • Option 1)

    primary alcohol

  • Option 2)

    secondary or tertiary alcohol

  • Option 3)

    mixture of primary and secondary alcohols

  • Option 4)

    mixture of secondary and tertiary alcohols

 

Answers (1)

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Addition of water -

In presence of dilute H2SO4 alkene give addition of water according to Markovnikov's rules.

- wherein

 

Water adds to more reactive alkenes in the presence of acids to yield alcohols.

The addition follows markovnikov's rule.

 


Option 1)

primary alcohol

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

secondary or tertiary alcohol

This option is correct.

Option 3)

mixture of primary and secondary alcohols

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

mixture of secondary and tertiary alcohols

This option is incorrect.

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