Q 12.1     What is meant by the following terms? Give an example of the reaction in each case.

      (iv)     Aldol

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M manish

Aldol-
\beta-hydroxy aldehyde is known as aldol and it can be prepared from condensation of aldehyde and ketone, having atleast one alpha-hydrogen atom in presence of dil. alkali as a catalyst.

For example:

 

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