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Since chlorine is a stronger nucleophile so it should react and bromine should also be replace d by it

Since chlorine is a stronger nucleophile so it should react and bromine should also be replace d by it

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Grade:12th pass

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Arun
25758 Points
2 years ago

When chlorine is added to the double bond of ethylene a saturated ethylene chloride (1,2 -dichloro ethane) is formed.

CH2 = CH2 + Cl→ CH2Cl – CH2Cl

Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
Dear student 
The correct ans for this question is option C , and explanation given by you is correct . 
chlorine is a stronger nucleophile so it should react and bromine should also be replaced by it. 
Good Luck 
Cheers 
 

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