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Which of the following statements regarding aldehyde is not correct?

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;\text{The addition reactions occuring across the C=O bond is nucleophilic type}\\(b)\;\text{The addition reactions occuring across the C=O bond is electrophilic type}\\(c)\;\text{Aldehydes under go addition reactions more readily than ketones}\\(d)\;\text{The addition reactions shown by CO group is catalyzed by acid}\end{array}$

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The addition reactions occuring across the C=O bond is nucleophilic type not electrophilic type.
Hence (b) is the correct answer.
answered Feb 19, 2014 by sreemathi.v
 
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