What is the molecule obtained when methane is substituted by two fluorine, and one chlorine atom?

1 Answer
Aug 3, 2017

Answer:

#CHF_2Cl#

Explanation:

Well methane is #CH_4#, replace a hydrogen by fluorine we get #"fluoromethane"#, #CH_3F#, replace another hydrogen by fluorine we get #"difluoromethane"#, #CH_2F_2#, replace another hydrogen by chlorine we get #"chlorodifluoromethane"#, #CHClF_2#. Due to its potential for global warming, this is the molecule that is being phased out....