Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Alkyne Hydration Practice Problems Solution: Reaction of an asymmetrical terminal alkyne with m...

Solution: Reaction of an asymmetrical terminal alkyne with mercury sulfate and sulfuric acid in water would produce which of the following?alkenediolaldehydeketone

Problem

Reaction of an asymmetrical terminal alkyne with mercury sulfate and sulfuric acid in water would produce which of the following?

  1. alkene
  2. diol
  3. aldehyde
  4. ketone