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Solve! An organic compound A upon reacting with NH3 gives B .On heating ,B gives C .C in presence of KOH reacts With Br2 to give CH3CH2NH2. A is :

An organic compound A upon reacting with NH3 gives B .On heating ,B gives C .C in presence of KOH reacts  With Br2 to give CH3CH2NH2. A is :

  • Option 1)

    CH_{3}CH_{2}COOH

  • Option 2)

    CH_{3}COOH

  • Option 3)

    CH_{3}CH_{2}CH_{2}COOH

  • Option 4)

 
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As we learnt in 

Hofmann Bromamide Degradation -

Amines ( only primary ) can also be prepared by Hofmann degradation. In this method the amine will have one carbon atom less than the amide. 

- wherein

 


Option 1)

CH_{3}CH_{2}COOH

This option is correct

Option 2)

CH_{3}COOH

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

CH_{3}CH_{2}CH_{2}COOH

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

This option is incorrect

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