Problem: The Baeyer-Villiger reaction of 3-pentanone with a peroxy acid, RCO 3H, will yield (a) pentanal. (b) 3-pentanol. (c) ethyl propanoate. (d) diethyl ether. (e) none of the above.

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The Baeyer-Villiger reaction of 3-pentanone with a peroxy acid, RCO 3H, will yield

(a) pentanal.

(b) 3-pentanol.

(c) ethyl propanoate.

(d) diethyl ether.

(e) none of the above.

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