Lesson: Substitution Reactions of Alkanes
In this lesson, we will learn how to define substitution reactions and write and interpret equations for substitutions of alkanes with halogens.
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Worksheet: 12 Questions • 1 Video
In the substitution reaction of methane and a halogen, which of the following halogens is the most reactive?
The substitution reaction between methane and fluorine gases is represented by the following equation. The bond enthalpies of the reactants and products are listed in the table.
|Bond Enthalpy (kJ/mol)||485||411||155||565|
What is the enthalpy change for the substitution reaction?
What is a substitution reaction?