Halegenoalkanes

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Halegenoalkanes

Functional group: -X

e.g. -F, -Cl, -I

General Formula: CnH2n+X

Primary Halegenoalkanes

-carbon atom next to the functional group has at least 2 hydrogen atoms

Secondary Halegenoalkanes

-carbon atom next to the functional group has 1 hydrogen atom

Tertiary Halegenoalkanes

-carbon atom next to the functional group has no hydrogen atoms

The polar bond is vunerable to attack by nucleophiles.

- typical reaction: nucleophillic substitution

Physical Properties of Halegenoalkanes

Tm +

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