Unformatted text preview: the ketones (carboxylic acid is not reduced with NaBH 4 ). 26 . (4 pts) What is the product of the following reaction? OH OH OH Na 2 Cr 2 O 7 H 3 O + O O O O O O OH OH O OH O OH OH OH OH a) c) b) d) H Comments: This question tests oxidation of alcohols, and is analogous the “last homework”. Also compare TS4: 71. Chromium based reagents in presence of water oxidize primary alcohols to carboxylic acids, and secondary alcohols to ketones. Tertiary alcohols do not react....
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- Psychology, OH, oxidize primary alcohols