. Which of the following is an example
of vic - dihalide?
B: 1 , 2 - Dichloroethane
C: Ethylidene chloride
D: Allyl chloride
Vicinal dihalides are compounds that have two halogen groups attached to adjacent carbons.
The structure of each of the given compounds is:
B:CH2C1 - C1CH2
C:CH3 - CHC12
Thus, 1,2-dichloroethane is the only example of vic-dihalide amongst the given compounds.
The correct option is B: 1,2-Dichloroethane