Write chemical equation repressing the preparation of ethanol from ethane.
Asked by Tanmay k | 4th Jan, 2013, 01:41: PM
First convert ethane to ethene and then to ethanol.
CH3 CH3 > C2H5Br > CH2 = CH2
Ethane hv Ethyl bromide KOH Ethene
C2H4 + H2O ==> C2H5OH
Ethene Steam Ethanol
C2H4 + H2O ==> C2H5OH Ethene Steam Ethanol
Answered by | 4th Jan, 2013, 03:25: PM
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