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Bromide ion complexes with the methyl carbenium ion (the ethyl cation) to give bromoethane.

This is the second step addition of hydrogen bromide to ethene.

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
British A-Level Chemistry: AS
Complexation or Coupling
Type 15 Lewis Acid/Base Complexation Chemistry

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