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Write the Main Products When N-butyl Chloride is Treated with Alcoholic KOH. - Chemistry

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Write the main products when

n-butyl chloride is treated with alcoholic KOH.

What happens when n-butyl chloride is treated with alcoholic KOH,

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Solution 1

When n-butyl chloride is treated with alcoholic KOH, but-1-ene is formed.

CH3-CH2-CH2-CH2-Cl + Alc.KOH → CH3-CH2-CH=CH2 + KCl + H2O

                                                                     but-1-ene

 

Solution 2

When n−butyl chloride is treated with alcoholic KOH, the formation of but−l−ene takes place. This reaction is a dehydrohalogenation reaction.

Concept: Hydrocarbons: Alkanes - Reactions of Haloalkanes - Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions
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NCERT Class 12 Chemistry
Chapter 10 Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Q 22.1 | Page 312
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