why does wurtz reaction is not preffred for alkanes contains odd carbon

Asked by akash chaturvedi | 12th Mar, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

It is not preffered for the preparation of alkanes containing odd number of carbon atoms because it is difficullt to separate the required alkane from the mixture  formed after this reaction.

Answered by  | 14th Mar, 2011, 10:56: AM

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