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The addition of HCl to alkene X forms two alkyl halides Y and Z. c. Explain why the addition of...

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The addition of HCl to alkene X forms two alkyl halides Y and Z. c. Explain why the addition of HCl occurs at the indicated (called an exocyclic double bond), rather than the other (called an endocyclic double bond).

Addition of Halide:

As the name suggests, the reaction where a halide ion is added t the reaction and forms an alkyl halide product mainly occurs when the reactant possesses unsaturated bonds like alkene or alkyne.

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As per the given reaction:

Given Reaction

Given Reaction

Here halide ion shows two products;

1. Exocyclic bond

2. Endocyclic bond

Exocyclic bond attack

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Nucleophilic Addition Reactions of Aldehydes & Ketones

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Chapter 2 / Lesson 10
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Discover nucleophilic addition reactions of aldehydes and ketones and see examples. Understand the reactivity of carbonyl compounds to undergo nucleophilic substitutions.


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