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Alkynes

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The process by which an alkyne can be directly converted into an alkane is called:

A Dehydrohalogenation
B Dehydration
C Hydrolysis
D Hydrogenation
Ans. D There is nothing there to dehydrate or dehydrohalogenate in an alkyne. This eliminates Choices A and B. Hydrolysis will not help the direct conversion of an alkyne to alkane. A simple hydrogenation is the best way to accomplish this conversion.

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