Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 8 - Alkenes: Reactions and Synthesis - Problem: 4

Answer

See the explanation below.

Work Step by Step

Notice that there are two products and they are given. We can see that in this reaction first addition of hydrogen takes place which leads to a carbocation and then addition of chloride ion can take place above or below both, which leads to formation of stereomers.
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