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Refer to the below equation :

Which statements are correct about photochemical chlorination of the above compound?

(A)The intermediate free radical is resonance stabilized (B) The intermediate free radical is secondary (C) The major product is chiral carbon atom having optically inactive compound (D) The intermediate free radical is tertiary

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The radical is tertiary and chiral and undergoes Walden inversion to give racemic mixture
answered Sep 5, 2013 by sreemathi.v
edited Mar 25 by sharmaaparna1