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Aromatic carbonyl compounds

The above compounds cannot be distinguished by which of the following reagent(s):


The above compound is a ketone and cant give any test like Tollen or Fehlings. Morever, it does not have any methylated ketone and do not undergo haloform reaction.

The above compound is aldehyde and it is aromatic aldehyde, it do not give Fehlings test as it is an exception, due to plus I group from the phenyl ring . Hence it can give only Tollens test.


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