write an equation for the reaction of acetophenone with semicarbazide

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write an equation for the reaction of acetophenone with semicarbazide

Nucleophilic Addition Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones

The carbonyl carbon of Aldehydes and ketones are electrophilic in nature. A nucleophile can be added to the electrophilic carbon to form an addition product. For example, addition of semicarbazide to a ketone.

Answer and Explanation:

Semicarbazide is a derivative of urea with the structure as shown below.

Semicarbazide

The nitrogen of {eq}- {\rm{N}}{{\rm{H}}_{\rm{2}}} {/eq}...

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from Chemistry 304: Organic Chemistry II

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