Which acid of each pair shown here would you expect to be stronger?
CH2FCOOH or  CH2ClCOOH

Fluroine is more electronegtive than chlorine and therefore it is more stronger acid CH2FCOOH.
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When a mixture of acetic acid and formic acid vapour is passed over MnO catalyst at 573 K, _________ is formed.


acetaldehyde
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Vapour of an organic compound X, when passed over hot reduced copper at 573 K, gave acetone. The formula of X _______.

CH3CHOHCH3
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Formic acid when heated with conc. H2SO4 produces _________.


Carbon monoxide
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When acetaldehyde is treated with aluminium ethoxide, _________ is formed.


ethyl acetate
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When a carboxy compound is heated with conc. HI and red phosphorus, a hydrocarbon is formed. This reaction is known as _________.

Clemmenson reduction.

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