why is ch2cl2 commonly preferred as methylene chloride and not methylidene chloride??

Asked by Tanya Sachdev | 30th Dec, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

CH2Cl2 is known as methylene chloride. Mehtylidine chloride is not a correct name, as methylidene refers to CH2= radical.

Answered by  | 4th Jan, 2012, 07:28: AM

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