Q 12.13     Give simple chemical tests to distinguish between the following pairs of compounds.

         (v)     Pentan-2-one and Pentan-3-one

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M manish

They can be distinguished by iodoform test, 
This test is given by compounds having methyl ketone group. So, pentan-2-one give this test and pentan-3-one does not.

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