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C_{2}H_{5}CHO\ and\ CH_{3} COCH_{3}  can be distinguished by testing with

  • Option 1)

    Phenyl hydrazine

  • Option 2)

    Hydroxyl Amine

  • Option 3)

    Fehlings's solution

  • Option 4)

    Sodium Bisulphate

 
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As we learnt in

Oxidation of aldehydes with Fehling's solution -

–  Fehling solution A is aqueous copper sulphate, Fehling solution B is alkaline sodium potassium tartrate (Rochelle salts)

–  Distinguished aldehydes from ketones.

- wherein

 

 Fehling's solution can be used to distinguish aldehydes (C2H5CHO) and ketones (CH3COCH3).


Option 1)

Phenyl hydrazine

This option is incorrect

Option 2)

Hydroxyl Amine

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

Fehlings's solution

This option is correct

Option 4)

Sodium Bisulphate

This option is incorrect

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