Q. 19 G4.3( 21 Votes )

How the following conversions can be carried out?

Ethanol to propanenitrile

Answer :

The alkyl reacts with Br in presence of red phosphorous to give a substitution reaction forming alkyl chloride and then another substitution with KCN.


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