What is aldol condensation?
When 2 same aldehyde molecule reacts in d prsence of dil. Naoh nucleophilic addition rxn take place nd alcohol n aldehyde is formed...am I correct?
It is the reaction in which aldehyde or Keton containing -co group & alcohol condensed with each other to give aldol or ketol...
An aldol condensation is an organic reaction in which an enol or an enolate ion reacts with a carbonyl compound to form a β-hydroxyaldehyde or β-hydroxyketone, followed by a dehydration to give a conjugated enone.