Why methane cannot be prepared by Kolbe's electrolytic method?

Asked by  | 1st Mar, 2008, 08:23: PM

Expert Answer:

As it has only one carbon atom. in kolbes reaction hydrocabon formed will have minimum 2 carbons as it ii electrolysis of alkyl halde.

Answered by  | 2nd Mar, 2008, 06:12: PM

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