Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Oxidizing Agent Practice Problems Solution:  In the following reaction, a primary alcohol is f...

Solution:  In the following reaction, a primary alcohol is fully oxidized to a carboxylic acid. Draw the aldehyde intermediate that was formed.

Problem

 In the following reaction, a primary alcohol is fully oxidized to a carboxylic acid. Draw the aldehyde intermediate that was formed.

Solution

We are asked to  draw the aldehyde intermediate that was formed in the following oxidation reaction: 


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


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