NCERT Grade 12 Chemistry Chapter 11, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers discusses the chemistry of these three classes of compounds. Alcohols, phenols, and ethers are the basic compounds for the formation of detergents, antiseptics, and fragrances, respectively. After studying this chapter, students will be able to name alcohols, phenols, and ethers according to the IUPAC system of nomenclature; discuss the reactions involved in the preparation of alcohols from alkenes, aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids; discuss the reactions involved in the preparation of phenols from haloarenes, benzene sulphonic acids, diazonium salts and cumene; discuss the reactions for preparation of ethers from (i) alcohols and (ii) alkyl halides and sodium alkoxides/aryloxides; correlate physical properties of alcohols, phenols and ethers with their structures and discuss chemical reactions of the three classes of compounds on the basis of their functional groups.
Classification, Alcohols— Mono, Di,Tri or Polyhydric alcohols, Phenols— Mono, Di and trihydric phenols, Ethers, Nomenclature, Structures of Functional Groups, Alcohols and Phenols, Preparation of Alcohols, Preparation of Phenols, Physical Properties, Some Commercially Important Alcohols, Preparation of Ethers, Physical Properties and Chemical Reactions of Ethers are the topics studied in this chapter. NCERT Grade 12 Chemistry Chapter 11, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers holds a total weightage of 4 marks in the final examination.
Get 100 percent accurate NCERT Solutions for Class 12 Chemistry Chapter 11 (Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers) solved by expert Chemistry teachers. We provide solutions for questions given in Class 12 Chemistry text-book as per CBSE Board guidelines from the latest NCERT book for Class 12 Chemistry. The topics and sub-topics in Chapter 11 Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers are given below.
Ex 11.1 - Classification
Ex 11.2 - Nomenclature
Ex 11.3 - Structures of Functional Groups
Ex 11.4 - Alcohols and Phenols
Ex 11.5 - Some Commercially Important Alcohols
Ex 11.6 - Ethers.
We cover all exercises in the chapter given below:-
Chapter 11 Exercises - 33 Questions with Solutions.
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