in hydrolyis we have to remove water but in hydrolysis of haloaLkane which does not contain O how it is done

Asked by Ashok Rana | 13th Sep, 2014, 10:29: AM

Expert Answer:

Removal of water molecule is called dehydration.
Haloalkanes when boiled with aqueous alkali like KOH or NaOH undergo hydrolysis and form corresponding alcohols.
R- X + KOH → R - OH  +  KX

Answered by Arvind Diwale | 14th Sep, 2014, 02:43: PM