Q. 30 C5.0( 2 Votes )

Explain the given reactions with the examples:

Substitution reaction

Answer :

The reaction in which one of the atoms of a compound is substituted by another is called substitution reaction. Consider the following example:

CH4 + Cl2 CH3Cl + HCl (in the presence of sunlight)

In this example, one of the hydrogen atoms of methane (CH4) is replaced by a chlorine atom.

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