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    Reactivity of alkane hydrogens

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    In the discussion on relative reactivity of alkane hydrogens towards radical chlorination, we showed that the relative rate of 2 degrees to 1 degree hydrogen atom abstraction is 3.5: 1 for butane. Calculate the relative amounts of 1-chloropropane and 2-chloropropane obtained by the radical chlorination of propane, using this relative rate of reactivity.

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    Hi there,

    If the 2 degree atom to 1 degree atom ratio in butane chlorination is 3.5:1, then ...

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    Provides steps necessary to calculate the relative amounts of 1-chloropropane and 2-chloropropane obtained by the radical chlorination of propane.

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