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Give simple chemical tests to distinguish between the following pairs of compounds. (vii) Ethanal and Propanal

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

       (vii)     Ethanal and Propanal

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Ethanal and Propanal can be distinguished by Iodoform test.
Ethanal has one methyl group attached with Carbonyl group, so it gives a positive iodoform test but propanal does not give this test.

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