. 3-methyl -2-pentene on reaction with HOCl gives
(A) 3-chloro-3-methyl pentanol-2
(B) 2,3-dichloro-3-methyl pentane
(C) 2-chloro-3-methyl pentanol -3
(D) 2,3-dimethyl butanol-2
Correct Answer is (C)
When 3-methyl-2-pentene reacts with hypochlorous acid, the product 2-chloro-3-methyl pentanol-3 is formed. The reaction follow with the addition of Markovnikov and the hydroxide acid and chloro group is added to the double bond of two carbon.
reaction of 3-methyl-2-pentene with HOCl can be written as: