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why we used anhydrous aluminum tri chloride? not simple aluminium tri choride ?

why we used anhydrous aluminum tri chloride? not simple aluminium tri choride ?

Grade:12th Pass

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Amit Kushwaha
37 Points
10 years ago

Reacts to form al. Hydroxide. Al. Chlorid act as acid,water as base(lewis both)...

gauhar singh
7 Points
9 years ago

anhydrous is used as its electrophilic property is used in reaction and if water is added to it, OH- will get added to it thus destroyin its catalytic property

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