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    1. Determine the stereochemistry of the product and propose a mechanism for the reaction.

    2. From the melting point of the product, decide whether the the addition of bromine followed a syn or anti mechanism? Why?

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    Stereochemistry of the product that is 2,3-dibromopropanoic acid: the product has 2 ...

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    Stereochemistry of the product that is 2,3-dibromopropanoic acid: the product has 2 stereogenic centers. If there are no possible meso structures, then there will be 4 stereoisomers of the compound.

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