An alcohol on oxidation is found to give CH3COOH and CH3CH2COOH. The alcohol is:

(a) CH3CH2CH2OH

(b)(CH3)2C(OH)CH2CH3

(c) CH3(CH2)2CHOH

(d) CH3CH(OH)CH2CH2CH3

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Concept Questions :-

Alcohols: Preparation, Physical and Chemical Properties

(d) CH3CH(OH)CH2.CH2.CH3[O]CH3CO.CH2CH2.CH3Poff's rule[O]CH3COOH + CH3CH2COOH

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