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Help me solve this If Phenylmagnesium bromide and acetaldehyde are reactants, product formed after hydrolysis would be

If Phenyl magnesium bromide and acetaldehyde are reactants, product formed after hydrolysis would be

  • Option 1)

    Benzyl alcohol

  • Option 2)

    I-Phenylethanol

  • Option 3)

    2-Phenylethanol

  • Option 4)

    Acetone

 
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Reaction of Grignard reagent with aldehyde -

With methanol yields primary alcohol, with all other aldehydes produces secondary alcohols

- wherein

 

 Reaction of aldehyde (acetaldehyde) with grignard reagent (phenyl magnesium bromide) yields alcohol after hydrolysis.

 


Option 1)

Benzyl alcohol

Incorrect

Option 2)

I-Phenylethanol

Correct

Option 3)

2-Phenylethanol

Incorrect

Option 4)

Acetone

Incorrect

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