what is an addition reaction?
Asked by | 21st Mar, 2008, 08:02: PM
when 2 or more reactants combine to form 1 product .An addition reaction, in chemistry, is in its simplest terms an organic reaction where two or more molecules combine to form a larger one.There are two main types of polar addition reactionsElectrophilic addition & Nucleophilic addition.
Addition reactions are limited to chemical compounds that have multiply-bonded atoms:
- Molecules with carbon-carbon double bonds or triple bonds
- Molecules with carbon - hetero double bonds like C=O or C=N
Answered by | 28th May, 2008, 08:45: AM
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