Aldehydes and Ketones - Reaction with Acidified Potassium Dichromate    
 

MD1.1 Aldehydes and Ketones

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This video demonstrates the addition of acidified potassium dichromate to propan 1-ol, propan 2-ol, 2-methylpropan 2-ol, propanal and propanone.

Right click here and open a new window for a powerpoint presentation which summarises the results of the adding acidified potassium dichromate and Fehlings to these aldehydes and ketones (60KB)

Right click here and open a new window for a word document with explanations for the observations made with acidified Potassium dichromate and Fehlings solution (128KB)

For further information see Salters Advanced Chemistry, 2000, Activities and Assessment Pack, Second Edition, ISBN 0 435 631217

   
  Aldehydes and Ketones - Reaction with Fehlings    
 

MD1.1 Aldehydes and Ketones

Left click to view high resolution video, right click to download (2.6MB)

This video demonstrates the addition of Fehlings solution to tubes containing propan 1-ol, propan 2-ol, 2-methylpropan 2-ol, propanal and propanone.

Right click here and open a new window for a powerpoint presentation which summarises the results of the adding acidified potassium dichromate and Fehlings to these aldehydes and ketones (60KB)

Right click here and open a new window for a word document with explanations for the observations made with acidified Potassium dichromate and Fehlings solution (128KB)

For further information see Salters Advanced Chemistry, 2000, Activities and Assessment Pack, Second Edition, ISBN 0 435 631217