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Textbook Problem

Which of the following reactions is not a symmetrical addition reaction?

  1. a. propene + H2
  2. b. propene + Br2
  3. c. propene + HBr
  4. d. no correct response

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Among the given reactions, the one which is not a symmetrical addition reaction has to be identified.

Concept Introduction:

Chemical reaction in which an atom or a group of atoms are added to each carbon atom of a carbon‑carbon multiple bond in a hydrocarbon or hydrocarbon derivative is known as addition reaction.

In this reaction no atoms or group of atoms are removed. Instead the unsaturated bond is reduced to saturated bond. A general scheme for addition reaction of alkene can be given as shown below,

Organic And Biological Chemistry, Chapter 2.10, Problem 1QQ

Addition reactions can be classified broadly into two types. They are asymmetrical addition reaction and symmetrical addition reaction.

Symmetrical addition reactions is the one in which the same atom or same group of atoms are added across the carbon‑carbon multiple bonds.

Unsymmetrical addition reactions is the one in which the different atom or different group of atoms are added across the carbon‑carbon multiple bonds.

Explanation

Reason for correct option:

Symmetrical addition reaction is the one where two identical atoms or group of atoms are added across carbon‑carbon multiple bonds. Addition of hydrogen bromide to propene takes place by adding hydrogen and bromine atom across the double bond. As the added atoms are not identical, the reaction of propene with hydrogen bromide is not a symmetrical addition reaction.

Therefore, the correct option is option (c)...

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