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Chemical Properties of Carboxylic acids
Question

O2NCH2CH2COOHX  O2NCH2CH2CH2OH.  Xis

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Solution

COOHLiAlH4B2H6or  CH2OH

But LiAlH4 reduces NO2 to NH2 whereas diborane cannot reduce NO2 group

O2NCH2CH2COOHLiAlH4  H2NCH2CH2CH2OH

O2NCH2CH2COOHB2H6  O2NCH2CH2CH2OH

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