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    When 1-pentene reacts with N-bromosuccinimide, two products with the formula C5H9Br are obtained. What are these products and how are they formed?

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    When 1-pentene reacts with N-bromosuccinimide, two products with the formula C5H9Br are obtained. What are these products and how are they formed?

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    N-bromosuccinamide (NBS) is a convenient laboratory reagent for selective halogenation. It introduces ...

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