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Problem: Reduction of 1-phenylpropan-1-one using NH2NH2 and HO-, heat:

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Ketone + NH2NH2 (hydrazine), OH→ Reduction to alkane

1-phenylpropan-1-one:

Parent chain → prop- → 3 Cs

Modifier → ketone → at C1

Substituent → phenyl ring (benzene) → at C1

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Reduction of 1-phenylpropan-1-one using NH2NH2 and HO-, heat:


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