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Aldehydes and Ketones

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The Baeyer-Villiger reaction is a very useful synthesis reaction. An example is the reaction of acetone with peroxyacetic acid to give an ester and a carboxylic acid. This reaction can be generalized as:

A A reduction reaction
B An oxidation reaction
C A hydrolysis reaction
D An isomerization reaction
Ans. B The reaction described in the question is an oxidation reaction.

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