Which of the following compounds will give butanone

Question:

Which of the following compounds will give butanone on oxidation with

alkaline KMnO4 solution?

(i) Butan-1-ol

(ii) Butan-2-ol

(iii) Both of these

(iv) None of these

Solution:

Option (ii) Butan-2-ol is the answer.

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