how are the following conversion carried out?

A. propene to propane 

B. Benzene to nitrobenzene

C. 1 sodium acetate to methane

Asked by Aakrati Gawande | 26th Mar, 2014, 06:11: PM

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A  Propene to propane

Dihydrogen gas adds to alkenes in the presence of finely divided catalyst like platinium, palladium, or nickel to form alkanes. This process is called hydrogenation.

CH3 – CH = CH2 + H2                    CH3 – CH2 – CH3


Answered by  | 27th Mar, 2014, 10:29: AM

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