Which of the following is a false statement?
  • a)
    Free radicals, carbonium ions or carbanions are reaction intermediates
  • b)
    Reaction between methane and chlorine in presence of sunlight proceeds via free radical
  • c)
    The electronegative atom in the carbon chain produces +I effect
  • d)
    Homolytlc fission of C - C bonds gives free radicals
Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

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The electronegative atom in the carbon chain produces -I effect.

Santanu Mandal
Mar 20, 2022
Electronegative atom withdraws electron from carbon chain , thus it is -i effect. So option C is correct

The electronegative atom in the carbon chain produces -I effect.
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The electronegative atom in the carbon chain produces -I effect.