name the product formed when chloromethane react with aqus AgCn

Asked by mahaynoorf | 17th Oct, 2020, 08:39: PM

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Haloalkanes react with KCN to form alkyl cyanides as main product while AgCN forms isocyanide as the chief products as it is mainly covalent in nature and nitrogen is free to donate electron pair forming isocyanide as the main product.

Answered by  | 17th Oct, 2020, 10:09: PM