Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321768418
ISBN 13: 978-0-32176-841-4

Chapter 11 - Reactions of Alcohols - Problems: Problem 11-1 a

Answer

Both the reactions shown are oxidation.

Work Step by Step

The first reactions is oxidation because the number of bonds with O increases due to a loss of hydrogen. The first reactions is oxidation because there is a gain of Oxygen.
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