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When bromoethane is subjected to Wurtz reaction,the hydrocaron mixture so obtained consists of

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;\text{Butane only}\\(b)\;\text{Butane and ethane}\\(c)\;\text{Butane and ethene}\\(d)\;\text{Butane,ethane and ethene}\end{array}$

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$C_2H_5-Br+Na^.\rightarrow C_2H_5^.+NaBr$
$C_2H_5^.+C_2H_5^.\rightarrow C_2H_5-C_2H_5$
$C_2H_5^.+C_2H_5^.\rightarrow C_2H_6+C_2H_4$
Hence (d) Butane,ethane and ethene is the correct answer.

 

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