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plz show reaction mechanism of sulphonation of alkane.

plz show reaction mechanism of sulphonation of alkane.

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Ramesh V
70 Points
13 years ago
Sulphonation : Free radical mechanism R – H + H2SO3————————→ R – SO3H + H2O

                                                                                           Prolongedheating


     • Lower alkanes particularly methane, ethane, do not give this reaction


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Ramesh

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