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Need explanation for: - Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen - BITSAT

Consider the following reactions:

CH_{3}COOH\overset{CaCO_{3}}{\rightarrow}A\overset{Heat}{\rightarrow}B

Compound B is:

  • Option 1)

    An ether

  • Option 2)

    Alcohol

  • Option 3)

    Aldehyde

  • Option 4)

    A Ketone

 
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V Vakul

As we learnt in 

Ketone formation from calcium salts -

Distillation of calcium salt of fatty acid.

- wherein

(RCOO)_{2}Ca\rightarrow RCOR+CaCO_{3}

 

 2CH_{3}COOH\:+\:CaCO_{3}\:\rightarrow \:CH_{3}(COO)_{2}Ca\:\overset{\Delta }{\rightarrow}\:CH_{3}COCH_{3}+CaCO_{3}


Option 1)

An ether

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

Alcohol

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Aldehyde

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

A Ketone

This option is correct.

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