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6) Chlorobutane is heated with sodium metal. The product formed is (A) n-octane (B) 2, 3 dimethyl hexane (C) 3, 4, dimethyl hexane (D) 2, 4, dimethyl hexane The ans given for this is A but hw is this possible...??? Why cant it be D..??? EXplain and get approved!!









6)




Chlorobutane is heated with sodium metal. The product formed is





(A)  

n-octane





(B)  

2, 3 dimethyl hexane





(C)  

3, 4, dimethyl hexane





(D)  

2, 4, dimethyl hexane





The ans given for this is A but hw is this possible...???


 


Why cant it be D..???


EXplain and get approved!!

Grade:12

1 Answers

rishabh sharma
14 Points
11 years ago

this is wurtz reaction & always we have primary alkanes from this reaction as major product & v need to choose ans as major product so ans a & not d otherwise it can be all options

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