Electrophilic addition questions

IB Chemistry: Electrophilic addition questions

1. Bromine is a non-polar molecule.(a) Explain how it is able to act as an electrophile when it adds to ethene.(b) Name the product when bromine is added to ethene in the absence of water.(c) Explain why the major product obtained is 2-bromethanol if bromine water is added to ethene.2. Describe the mechanism for the addition of hydrogen bromide to prop-1-ene.Your answer should include the use of curly arrows to show...


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