will markonikov addition be feasible if we take HF,HCl or HI, instead of HBr??

Asked by SHUBHAM DIXIT | 20th Dec, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Yes,markovnikov addition is feasible for HF,HCl and HI also.Reaction rates increase in the order HF < HCl < HBr < HI.
Because it is difficult to break the bond between the hydrogen and the fluorine, the addition of HF is bound to be slow.

Answered by  | 21st Dec, 2011, 11:00: AM

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