Which of the following compounds will show

Question:

Which of the following compounds will show the maximum enol content?

  1. $\mathrm{CH}_{3} \mathrm{COCH}_{2} \mathrm{COCH}_{3}$

  2. $\mathrm{CH}_{3} \mathrm{COCH}_{3}$

  3. $\mathrm{CH}_{3} \mathrm{COCH}_{2} \mathrm{CONH}_{2}$

  4. $\mathrm{CH}_{3} \mathrm{COCH}_{2} \mathrm{COOC}_{2} \mathrm{H}_{5}$


Correct Option: 1

Solution:

Solution

Due to intramolecular H-bonding and resonance stabilisation enol content is maximum

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