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Please,please help me Of the five isomeric hexanes, the isomer which can give two monochlorinated compounds is

Of the five isomeric hexanes, the isomer which can give two monochlorinated compounds is

  • Option 1)

    n-hexane

  • Option 2)

    2,3­-dimethylbutane

  • Option 3)

    2,2-­dimethylbutane

  • Option 4)

    ­2-methylpentane

 
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Option;-2- 2,3-dimethyl butane

V Vakul

As we learnt in 

Chemical Reaction Halogenation of alkane -

When alkane react with halogen in presence of UV light it give free radical substitution reaction.

- wherein

 

 2,3 - dimethylbutane contains only two types of hydrogen atoms. Hence, only 2 monochlorinated compounds are formed.

 


Option 1)

n-hexane

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

2,3­-dimethylbutane

This option is correct.

Option 3)

2,2-­dimethylbutane

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

­2-methylpentane

This option is incorrect.

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