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Ethane + Hydrogen Peroxide -> ??


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The title states it all:

a) Would the 2 chemicals react

B) If so, what would the products be?

 

A few things i could guess:

 

1) CH3-CH3 + H2O2 -> 2 H2O + CH2=CH2

 

2) CH3-CH3 + 2 H2O2 -> 2 H2O + HO-CH2-CH2-OH

 

3) CH3-CH3 + H2O2 -> H2O + CH3-CH2-OH

 

Thanks in advance!

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As far as reacting goes what do you know about ethane and oxidizers (like for example Oxygen)? Is Peroxide a oxidizer? If so then the Carbon is going to be oxidized but the equation must be balanced.

 

This is homework right?

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