How many monochlorobutanes will be possible on chlorination of n-butane?
  • a)
    2
  • b)
    3
  • c)
    5
  • d)
    1
Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

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By Vijay Kumar · Jan 13, 2020 ·JEE
4 Answers
Shubham Rajput answered May 02, 2019
Only two are possible
1. 2-chloro butane
2. 1- chloro butane

Prince Bhargav answered Jan 13, 2020
The answer is 3 ( 1 chlorobutane and 2 chlorobutane (which has a chiral centre ) so has 2 configurational at that carbon (R and S)

Harsh Battalwar answered Jan 14, 2020
3 are possible

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