NCERT Class X Science Class: Chapter – 4. Carbon and Its Compounds – Part-14 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Question 54:

How would you bring about the following conversions? Name the process and write the reaction involved.

  1. Ethanol to ethene.
  2. Propanol to propanoic acid.

Write the reactions.


(a) By the dehydration of ethanol in the presence of concentrated

(b) By the oxidation of propanol using oxidizing agent such as alkaline

Question 55:

Draw the possible isomers of the compound with molecular formula and also give their electron dot structures.


Isomer with molecular formula :

Image Elctron Dot Structure of Propanone