Reaction of C H subscript 2 equals C H subscript 2 with Pd?

Asked by Pragyashree Jain | 11th Sep, 2014, 11:47: AM

Expert Answer:

When ethene and hydrogen are passed over finely divided catalysts such as platinum or palladium at ordinary temperature, the two atoms of hydrogen molecule are added to the unsaturated molecule, which thus becomes a saturated one.
 
C2H4 + H2    C2H6
Ethene                       Ethane

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 11th Sep, 2014, 05:20: PM

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