Sanjivani Pal Asked a Question
July 6, 2020 5:31 ampts 30 pts
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  • Priyanshu kumar thankyou
    acetone doesn't show silver mirror test as you know tollens reagent is mild oxidizing agent and acetone is very difficult to oxidize
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    Sanjivani Pal
    there's a question that..."Acetone and acetaldehyde can be identified by treatment with-"....and answer is given "Ag(NH3)2" is the answer wrong??
  • Priyanshu kumar thankyou
    see this for reference
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  • Priyanshu kumar
    get it??
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    Sanjivani Pal
    yes I got the silver mirror test...but why is the answer saying that we can also identify acetone with Ag(NH3)2??...since acetone can't give silver mirror test