In which of the following compounds, — OH is the functional group?
  1. Butanone
  2. Butanol
  3. Butanoic acid
  4. Butanal

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Correct Answer: (b) Butanol

Explanation: The general formula of alcohols is CnH2n+1— OH.

For butanol, n = 4. So, formula is

C4H9—OH or

CH3—CH2—CH2—CH2—OH 

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:28

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