Problem: Which of the following compounds does not have an alpha hydrogen?

FREE Expert Solution

alpha (α) hydrogen → connected to α Carbon → C connected to functional group (e.g. ketone, alcohol)


All compounds have functional groups: Has alpha (α) C (except compound II)

View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Which of the following compounds does not have an alpha hydrogen?

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Functional Groups concept. You can view video lessons to learn Functional Groups. Or if you need more Functional Groups practice, you can also practice Functional Groups practice problems.