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Cyclopentanone and bromine in acetic acid

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Write the complete stepwise mechanism for the reaction of cyclopentanone with bromine in acetic acid to give 2-bromocyclopentanone. Show all intermediate structures and all electron flow with arrows.

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This solution helps go through the stepwise mechanism for the reaction of cyclopentanone and bromine in acetic acid

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