Give the organic product for the following reactions:


Give the organic product for the following reactions:

Oxidation of secondary alcohols:

This question asks for the product of the oxidation of a secondary alcohol. Secondary alcohols will undergo oxidation reactions to afford ketones. Sodium dichromate in the presence of sulfuric acid is an oxidizing agent.

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The oxidation of cyclooctanol using sodium dichromate in the presence of...

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How are alcohols oxidized and what are the products formed? In this lesson, we'll be learning about the mechanism behind the oxidation as well as the reaction conditions.

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