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 - Page 227: 5


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Work Step by Step

Notice that the reaction lead to formation of 2 bromocyclopentan-1-ol. in this reaction first nbs react to cyclopentene which forms a brominium ion and then H2O reacts as a nucleophile to form the desired product.
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