An unknown is either 2-methyl-2-propanol or 2 methyl-1-propanol. Addition of a few drops of dichromate solutions (orange as a strong oxidizing agent) to the unknown results in a green solutions (the color after it has been reduced). What is the identity of the unknown? Explain.
What you're facing in this case is the oxidation reactions of alcohols. I've provided a very good reference on this.
Basically you have 2 alcohols: one is primary ...
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