Carry out following conversions:

(i) Ethanol to ethane

(ii) Ethanol to Ethanoic acid



1. Ethanol can be converted to ethane by using conc H 2 SO 4

Reaction of conversion of Ethanol to Ethane - Teachoo.png

2. Ethanol can be converted to ethanoic acid using an oxidizing agent like alkaline KMnO 4 or acidic K 2 Cr 2 O 7 .

Converted into Ethanoic acid - Teachoo.png


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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo