General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson Prentice Hal
ISBN 10: 0132064529
ISBN 13: 978-0-13206-452-1

Chapter 27 - Reactions of Organic Compounds - 27-5 Concept Assessment - Page 1242: 27-5


The hydration process proceeds through a carbocation, which is vulnerable to be attacked from above or below by a water molecule, resulting in two enantiomers: (R) and (S) configurations of 2-butanol.

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