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    What are the two functional groups?
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    Ketone and secondary alcohol?

    If you're looking for a link between them, it's that they will both to the iodoform reaction.

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    (Original post by mr_shoe_uk)
    Ketone and secondary alcohol?

    If you're looking for a link between them, it's that they will both to the iodoform reaction.

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    its from the edexcel specification.
    The other pictures indicate ketone and secondary alcohol.
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    Groups are alcohol and carbonyl. It could be a ketone or an aldehyde, depending on whats connected 2 the carbon.
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    i'll post the link.
    http://www.edexcel.org.uk/VirtualContent/25048.pdf
    page 43 of 91 - topic 5.5
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    ester and I would still say an alcohol
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    (Original post by almalm)
    Groups are alcohol and carbonyl. It could be a ketone or an aldehyde, depending on whats connected 2 the carbon.
    The first one could even be a carboxylic acid, if the carbon is bonded to an -O-H, or it could be an ester if the carbon is bonded to an -O-C-.
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    Pretty sure it just means you should know the iodoform test gives CHI3 on either of those.
 
 
 
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