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Write the molecular formula of first two members of homologous series having functional group -Cl.

Solution

The general formula for the homologous series of functional group −Cl is CnH2n+1Cl.

The two consecutive members of this series are:

a. CH3Cl (Chloromethane)

b. CH3CH2Cl (Chloroethane)

where n is 1 and 2 respectively
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The molecular formula for both of them are CH3Cl and C2H5Cl.

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