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When Br2 and H20 react with an alkene to generate a bromohydrin, which stereochemical course does the mechanism take?
Syn addition to give the cis product.
Anti addition to give the cis product.
Syn addition to give the trans product.
Anti addition to give the trans product.
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When Br2 and H20 react with an alkene to generate a bromohydrin, which stereochemical course does the mechanism take? Syn addition to give the cis product. Anti addition to give the cis product. Syn addition to give the trans product. Anti addition to give the trans product.

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Stereochemistry is defined the arrangement of molecule in three diemension. Anti- addition of any atom at the double takes at anti phase whereas syn addition forms cis same phase. The addition of halogen to double is stereospecific reaction.  Th...

Bromination of alkenes in water
но и
H OH
Br
Br-Br
н,о
enantiomer
Note how bromine and OH add to opposite
sides of the ring
water is the solvent
for this reaction
ant stereochemistry only
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Bromination of alkenes in water но и H OH Br Br-Br н,о enantiomer Note how bromine and OH add to opposite sides of the ring water is the solvent for this reaction ant stereochemistry only

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