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Which compound reacts fastest with Lucas reagent at room temperature? A. Butan-l-ol B. Butan-2-ol C. 2-Methyl propan-l-ol D. 2-Methyl propan-2- ol

Which compound reacts fastest with Lucas reagent at room temperature?
A. Butan-l-ol B. Butan-2-ol C. 2-Methyl propan-l-ol D. 2-Methyl propan-2- ol

Grade:Upto college level

2 Answers

Arun
25758 Points
2 years ago
Tertiary alcohol reacts fastest with Lucas reagent at room temperature2-methyl propan-2-ol is a tertiary alcohol, thus reacts immediately with Lucas reagent
Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
2-methyl propane 2 ol will react fastest with Lucas reagent at room temperature because it will give 3 carbocation intermediate which is more stable.

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