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.

Answer:

(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.

Answer:

Isomer with molecular formula :

Image Elctron Dot Structure of Propanone