please explain markonikov and anti markonikov rule.

Asked by  | 8th May, 2008, 03:25: PM

Expert Answer:

In the presence of peroxide , addition of  HBr to unsymmetrical alkenes proceeds through radical chain mechanism.

Markonikov's rule states that the negative part of the addundum gets attached to the C having less number of H

Here you get 20 Haloalkanes but in presence of peroxide you get 10 bromoalkanes.

Answered by  | 9th May, 2008, 10:08: AM

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