Draw the product of the following reaction sequence.

Question:

Draw the product of the following reaction sequence.

Oxidation of a Primary Alcohol:

Partial oxidation of a primary alcohol will afford an aldehyde. Complete oxidation of a primary will afford a carboxylic acid. Partial oxidation can be achieved using a mild oxidizing agent. Complete oxidation can be achieved using a strong oxidizing agent.

Answer and Explanation:

The product of the reaction is given below.

This is an oxidation reaction of a primary alcohol to give an aldehyde.

The oxidizing agent...

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Aldehyde & Ketone Synthesis by Oxidation of Alcohols
Aldehyde & Ketone Synthesis by Oxidation of Alcohols

from Chemistry 304: Organic Chemistry II

Chapter 2 / Lesson 7
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