how does haloalkane convert to alkene?

Asked by pooja | 12th Sep, 2013, 07:15: PM

Expert Answer:

Haloalkanes can be converted into alkenes by dehydrohalogenation.
Dehydrohalogenation involves the elimination of hydrogen halide.
Ethyl bromide on treatment with hot, conc. alcoholic potassium hydroxide gives ethene.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 13th Sep, 2013, 09:59: AM

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