What is a substitution reaction? Give an example.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

When one or more hydrogen atoms of alkanes are replaced by halogens, nitro group or sulphonic acid group it is a type of substitution reaction. Halogenation reaction is a type of substitution reaction.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM