1. Explain why it is not possible to prepare a ketone that contains only two carbon atoms. 2. How…

1. Explain why it is not possible to prepare a ketone that
contains only two carbon atoms.

2. How does hybridization of the substituted carbon atom
change when an alcohol is converted into an aldehyde? An aldehyde to a
carboxylic acid?

 3.  Fatty acids are carboxylic acids that have long hydrocarbon
chains attached to a carboxylate group. How does a saturated fatty acid differ
from an unsaturated fatty acid? How are they similar?