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Reaction of an Alkene with a Halogen in Water

What is the stereochemistry of the product of the reaction of Z-3-methyl-2-pentene with chlorine? Please include all steps and the mechanism. There is no need to assign the configuration.


Solution Summary

This solution discusses the major reaction products of alkene, water and chlorine. A reaction mechanism with curly arrows is shown for the reaction and step-by-step explanations are included.