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A solution of KOH hydrolyses CH3CH(Cl)CH2CH3 and CH2CH2CH2CH2Cl.Which one of these is more easily hydrolysed?

 A solution of KOH hydrolyses CH3CH(Cl)CH2CH3 and CH2CH2CH2CH2Cl.Which one of these is more easily hydrolysed?

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3 Answers

Himalaya Pramanick
63 Points
6 years ago
Ist one is easily hydrolysed since in second one H-shift is involved. And also in second one little amount of butan-1-ol is formed as minor product. 
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grenade
2061 Points
6 years ago
CH2 CH2 CH2 CH2 Cl undergoes hydrolysis more easily than other
Srivarsha Elangovan
11 Points
4 years ago
both will follow the SN1 mechanism as a stable intermediate can be formed. hence as secondary carbocation is more stable CH3CH(Cl)CH2CH3 is more easily hydrolysed.
 
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