Problem: Which of the following is the cyclic hemiacetal formed from 4-hydroxyheptanal?a) Ib) IIc) IIId) IVe) V

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Aldehyde + Alcohol → Hemiacetal


Since the alcohol and aldehyde are in the same molecule then the reaction is intramolecular. 


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Which of the following is the cyclic hemiacetal formed from 4-hydroxyheptanal?

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a) I

b) II

c) III

d) IV

e) V

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