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The major product in the following reaction will be ,

CH_{2}=CH_{2} + CO + H_{2}O \rightarrow

Option: 1

CH3COOH


Option: 2

CH3CH2CHO


Option: 3

CH3CHO


Option: 4

CH3CH2COOH


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As we learnt,

Koch reaction -

The reaction of alkenes with CO and hydrogen to form carboxylic acid under pressure at 300-400 ºC in the presence of a proton catalyst.

H_{2}C=CH_{2}+CO+H_{2}O\rightarrow H_{3}C-CH_{2}-COOH

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