Q. 27

A statement of as A. Assertion and reason both are correct statements and reason is correct explanation for assertion.

B. Assertion and reason both are correct statements but reason is not correct explanation for assertion.

C. Assertion is correct statement but reason is wrong statement.

D. Assertion and reason both are incorrect statements.

E. Assertion is wrong statement but reason is correct statement.

Answer :

In the ether, the bond angle is greater than the tetrahedral angle due to the fact that internal repulsion by the hydrocarbon part is greater than the external repulsion of the lone pair on oxygen.

Thus, both the assertion and reason are true and the reason is the correct explanation of the assertion.

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