Asked Jan 28, 2020
Why was it important that the reaction mixture was not
being heated when the hydrogen peroxide and HBr were added?

Expert Answer

Step 1

The hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) react HBr to form bromine radical at normal temperature as shown below.

Chemistry homework question answer, step 1, image 1
Step 2

The so formed bromine radical is further used in next step of the hydrohalogenation reaction.

If mi...

Chemistry homework question answer, step 2, image 1

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