Flashcards in 3.6 Organic Analysis Deck (10)
What kind of alcohol forms an aldehyde when oxidised?
What kind of alcohol forms a ketone when oxidised?
Fehling's solution and Benedict's solution can be used to distinguish between aldehydes and ketones. What colour does the blue solution become when an aldehyde is added?
Fehling's solution and Benedict's solution can be used to distinguish between aldehydes and ketones. What colour does the blue solution become when a ketone is added?
Stays blue - no change
Tollens reagent is a mixture of silver nitrate, sodium hydroxide and ammonia. What functional group compound must have been added for a silver coating to form on the walls of the test tube?
When an Alkene is added to an orange solution it becomes colourless. What solution?
What can sodium carbonate be used to test for?
What 3 solutions are needed to create Tollens reagent?
Sodium hydroxide, ammonia and silver nitrate
Name the gas that's produced when a Carboxylic acid reacts with sodium carbonate