How do you get ethanoic acid from ethyne gas?
Keto-enol tautomerization involves the interconversion of the two forms that involves the movement of an alpha hydrogen.
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When ethyne is reacted with water in presence of
The enol is vinyl alcohol which is being converted to keto acetaldehyde. You can determine the keto and enol by looking at the structure of the compound. For example we can etermine that vinyl alcohol is enol because the O-H is bonded with C wich is further double bonded(=) with C. Whenever you see a structure like that you should be sure that its an enol
When acetaldehyde is produced the acetaldehyde is oxidized to form acetic or ethanoic acid.