In the solution of Intext Question Q10.4 part (ii), it is shown that there are three types of H-atoms depicted by a,b,c in n-pentane. But I don't see any difference between 'a' and 'b'. Both of them are CH2, then how are they different? 

Asked by Rohan Rawal | 10th Sep, 2014, 01:50: PM

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They are different because on mono chlorination those three hydrogen atoms provide three different product as follows:





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Answered by Arvind Diwale | 10th Sep, 2014, 03:58: PM

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