Problem: Draw the aldehyde produced from the oxidation of CH3CH2CH2C(CH3)2CH2OHInclude all hydrogen atoms.

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We are asked to draw the aldehyde that was formed in the oxidation of CH3CH2CH2C(CH3)2CH2OH

The bond line structure of CH3CH2CH2C(CH3)2CH2OH is :

The illustration below shows the steps in the oxidation of carbon: 


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Draw the aldehyde produced from the oxidation of CH3CH2CH2C(CH3)2CH2OH

Include all hydrogen atoms.

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