In step 5 to 6 can we break double bond like that ? And in step 6 to 7 by attacking OH minus on carbonyl a bond does not usually shifts as i have seen only then there good leaving group like OR attached to it
Can this be correct
Option A is correct its a question of MS chouhan elementary chemistry i had done this question in aldehydes and ketones chapter
I asked my sir it is benzil benzilic rearrangement
Yes correct thanks i was also confused not able to recall the rexn thanks a lot @Ayush_2020_3
Ignore post #3 ,#5 ...this is not the correct mechanism.
Bro that's why i was thinking what are you doing , it was seeming very new to me
Thanks alot @Ayush_2020_3