What is Tautomerism ?

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It is the phenomenon in which an enol form gets converted into ketone or aldehyde form and this happens at the room temperature .

In the above reaction the unstable “enol” form is converted into the ketone form by the movement of electrons from OH bond to the CO (carbonyl) bond and movement of hydride ion.

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