In Wurtz Reaction, we get an alkane with even no of carbon atoms. What if we choose to take 2 different alkyl halides as reactants? Especially one with odd number and another with even number of Carbon atoms?

Asked by adibansal2010 | 5th Mar, 2011, 09:46: PM

Expert Answer:

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Taking CH3X + C2H5X,in dry ether +Na, we get C4H10, C2H6 and C3H8 in the ratio 1:1:2.
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Answered by  | 6th Mar, 2011, 10:07: AM

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