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Help me understand! The major product of the following reaction is :

The major product of the following reaction is :

 

 

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  • Option 2)

  • Option 3)

  • Option 4)

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Alcohol formation by reduction of esters -

Yields two alcohols

- wherein

RCOOR'+4[H]\rightarrow RCH_{2}OH+R'OH

 

 

Hydrolysis of acyl halides and anhydrides -

Acid chlorides on hydrolysis give carboxylate ion which on acidification yield carboxylic acid.

Anhydrides hydrolysed to the corresponding acid.

- wherein

RCOCl+H_{2}O\rightarrow RCOO^{-}+Cl^{-}\rightarrow RCOOH


(C_{6}H_{5}CO_{2})O+H_{2}O\rightarrow 2C_{6}H_{5}COOH

 


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