At Room Temperature The Eclipsed And The Staggered Forms Of Ethane Cannot Be Isolated Because

Why Kaysons ?

Video lectures

Access over 500+ hours of video lectures 24*7, covering complete syllabus for JEE preparation.

Online Support

Practice over 30000+ questions starting from basic level to JEE advance level.

Live Doubt Clearing Session

Ask your doubts live everyday Join our live doubt clearing session conducted by our experts.

National Mock Tests

Give tests to analyze your progress and evaluate where you stand in terms of your JEE preparation.

Organized Learning

Proper planning to complete syllabus is the key to get a decent rank in JEE.

Test Series/Daily assignments

Give tests to analyze your progress and evaluate where you stand in terms of your JEE preparation.

SPEAK TO COUNSELLOR ? CLICK HERE

Question

At room temperature the eclipsed and the staggered forms of ethane cannot be isolated because

Solution

Correct option is

They interconvert rapidly

Staggered and eclipsed conformers cannot be physically separated because the energy difference between them is so small that they most readily interconvert at room temperature.

Testing

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

Which will form geometrical isomers?

Q2

(+) and (–) forms of optically active compounds are different in

Q3

Number of chiral centres in

Q4

Which of the following statements is not correct?

Q5

The functional groups —OH, —COOH, —CHO, —OCH3 attached to a chiral carbon is in the preference order

Q6

Which of the following statements is/are incorrect for D-(+)-glyceraldehyde?

Q7

The specific rotation of a pure enantiomer is + 16o. Its observed rotation if it is isolated from a reaction with 25% recemisation and 75% retention is

Q8

An enantiomerically pure acid is treated with racemic mixture of an alcohol having one chiral carbon. The ester formed will be

Q9

During the debromination of meso-dibromobutane, the major compound formed will be

Q10

The most unstable configuration of cyclohexane is