Thu September 12, 2013 By: Pooja

how does haloalkane convert to alkene?

Expert Reply
Vaibhav Chavan
Fri September 13, 2013
Haloalkanes can be converted into alkenes by dehydrohalogenation.
Dehydrohalogenation involves the elimination of hydrogen halide.
Ethyl bromide on treatment with hot, conc. alcoholic potassium hydroxide gives ethene.
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