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Solve it, - Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen - BITSAT-2

Main product of the reaction CH_{3}CONH_{2}+HNO_{2}\rightarrow  is:

  • Option 1)

    CH_{3}COOH

  • Option 2)

    CH_{3}CH_{2}NH_{2}

  • Option 3)

    CH_{3}NH_{2}

  • Option 4)

    CH_{3}COONH_{4}

 
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As we learnt in

Hydrolysis of Cyanide -

The alkyl cyanides are hydrolysed by acid or alkali to the corresponding acid via the intermediate formation of an amide.

- wherein

 

 CH_{3}CONH_{2}+HNO_{2} \rightarrow CH_{3}COOH +N_{2}+H_{2}O


Option 1)

CH_{3}COOH

This solution is correct.

Option 2)

CH_{3}CH_{2}NH_{2}

This solution is incorrect.

Option 3)

CH_{3}NH_{2}

This solution is incorrect.

Option 4)

CH_{3}COONH_{4}

This solution is incorrect.

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