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Sudeeptvd
18 Apr 18 9:03 PM

Please give stepwise solutions for Q2,3&4.

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Anju

3.The analyte is heated with alcoholic potassium hydroxide and chloroform in carbylamine reaction (Hoffman's isocyanide test). This is done for detecting primary amines. If a primary amine is present, the isocyanide (carbylamine) is formed which are foul smelling substances.

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Anju

Chloroform,CHCl3 when warmed with silver powder gives acetylene.
2HCl3+ 6Ag---->C2H2(Acetylene)+6AgCl

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