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Problem: Draw the ketone produced from the oxidation of 2-pentanol.

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Oxidation: Increase in C–Z bonds in a molecule

– 1° ROH → aldehyde or carboxylic acid

– 2° ROH → ketone

– 3° ROH → not oxidized

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Draw the ketone produced from the oxidation of 2-pentanol.

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