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Arrange in decreasing reactivity: 2chloroethanal, 2nitroethanal,ethanal,propanal

Arrange in decreasing reactivity:
2chloroethanal, 2nitroethanal,ethanal,propanal

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Sunil Kumar FP
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8 years ago
reactivity by a nucleophile follows the order
2chloroethnal>2nitroethnal>ethnal>propanal
reason-electronegativity of chlorine,nitro is electron withdrawing group
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sunil kr
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