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Explain Wurtz reaction and Friedel Crafts alkylation with one example for each.

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(a) Wurtz reaction : When alkyl halides react with sodium metal in presence of dry ether to form alkanes.

*(b) Friedal craft' reaction :** When benzene reacts with alkyl halides in presence of anhydrous AlCl3 to form alkyl benzene.