what is wurtz reaction?

what is wurtz reaction?


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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
7 years ago
It is basically a coupling reaction in orhanic chemistry,whereby two alkyl halide reacts in presence of sodium to form alkane .
2R--X +Na -------->R-R+2NaX
It is limited to the preparation of symmetrical alkane.

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