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Hydrogen bromide adds to alkenes to give the corresponding alkyl bromide. Markovnikov regioselectivity is observed: the proton adds to the carbon possessing the greatest number of hydrogens (giving the most alkyl substituted and so stabilised carbenium ion intermediate). Electrophilic addition.
Generic Organic reaction
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|Alkene, monosubstituted (generic)||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|Hydrogen bromide||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
|2° Alkyl bromide (generic)||Reactions Using||Reactions Forming|
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