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How does a saturated hydrocarbon react with chlorine write chemical equation for it what type of reaction is it called and why



In presence of sunlight chlorine is added to saturated hydrocarbon is a very fast reaction,chlorine can replace hydrogen atoms one by one it is called a substitution
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Saturated hydrocarbon reacts with chlorine in the presence of ultraviolet light
2CH4 + CL2---UV rays---2CH3CL + H2
It undergoes subsitution reaction
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1.The Reaction Undergoes In The Presence Of UV rays
2.                       UV rays
 2CH4 + CL2-----------------⇒2CH3CL + H2
3.It Is A Substitution Reaction
4.Its Substitution Reaction Because Chlorine Substitutes one atom of Hydrogen From Methane[CH4]

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