• question_answer When ethyl alcohol is heated with red phosphorus and HI, then which of the following is formed [Kurukshetra CEE 1998] A) ${{C}_{2}}{{H}_{6}}$ B) $C{{H}_{4}}$ C) ${{C}_{3}}{{H}_{8}}$ D) ${{C}_{2}}{{H}_{4}}$

$\underset{\text{Ethyl}\,\text{alcohol}}{\mathop{C{{H}_{3}}C{{H}_{2}}-OH}}\,+2HI\xrightarrow{Red\,P}\underset{\text{Ethane}}{\mathop{C{{H}_{3}}-C{{H}_{3}}}}\,+{{H}_{2}}O+{{I}_{2}}$