Problem: Which of these compounds is the hemiacetal that forms when ethanol reacts with propanal?A.  B.C.D.E.

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aldehyde + 2 equiv. ROH/H+ (catalyst) → hemiacetal


  • propanal → aldehyde w/ 3C's
  • ROH = ethanol (2Cs) 


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Which of these compounds is the hemiacetal that forms when ethanol reacts with propanal?

A.  


B.

C.


D.


E.

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