. State one use each of DDT and iodoform
(i) State one use each of DDT and iodoform.
(ii) Which compound in the following couples will react faster in S N2 displacement and why?
(a) 1-Bromopentane or 2-bromopentane
(b) 1-Bromo-2-methylbutane or 2-bromo-2-methylbutane
(i) DDT: It is used as insecticide to control flies, mosquitoes, etc. Iodoform: Iodoform is used as an antiseptic.
(ii) 1-Bromopentane, as it is a primary alkyl halide. and
(b) 1-Bromo-2-methyl butane, as it is a primary alkylhalide