as we see aromatic hydrocarbons are more reactive than alkanes but alkyl halides are more reactive than arenes why

Asked by rashmi nivaragi | 17th Apr, 2013, 05:53: PM

Expert Answer:

Aromatic hydrocarbons are more reactive than alkanes because they are resonance stabilised .
But alkyl halides are more reactive than arenes as Cl is electron withdrawing group hence increasing the reactivity

Answered by  | 23rd Apr, 2013, 12:02: PM

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