Question
Fri November 04, 2011 By: Smit Modi

distinguish between electophilic and nutrophilic addition reaction?? with some example in the form of reaction.

Expert Reply
Sat November 05, 2011

The main difference between these reactions  is in the nature of the molecule that is attacking the reactant. Nucleophilic addition is most common on an alkane that has a good leaving group while electrophilic addition is most common on aromatic rings (a large collection of electrons).

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