What are the methods for preparing acetylene?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 19th Apr, 2016, 04:24: PM

Expert Answer:

Acetylene is prepared by the following methods:
(a) By dehydrohalogenation of ethylene dibromide.
(b) By the reaction of calcium carbide with water.
(c) By the thermal decomposition of methane at around 1500°C in an electric arc.

Answered by  | 19th Apr, 2016, 06:24: PM

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