## anonymous 3 years ago question related to tautomerism.

1. anonymous

does this compound show tautomerism?$\psi CHO$

2. anonymous

@UnkleRhaukus

3. anonymous

@AravindG

4. anonymous

@artofspeed @swissgirl @qwerty987

5. AravindG

what is that symbol before CHO ?

6. UnkleRhaukus

i dont know anything about tautomerism

7. anonymous

@AravindG - i think it's supposed to be a phi. then, it would represent a phenyl group.

8. AravindG

Oh I see now :)

9. anonymous

And, no, it wouldn't. because the alpha carbon does not have a hydrogen for the carbonyl group to gain and become an alcohol.

10. AravindG

this tells me time to revise organic thoroughly :)

11. anonymous

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