Product formed

  1. what is the product formed when Br2 is added to 1-methylcyclopentane?
  2. jcsd
  3. im thinking CH3CH2CH2CH2CBr3.. is that correct?
    another answer i was thinking of is..
  4. Monique

    Monique 4,445
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    First you need to find out what the reactive groups are, then what the reaction mechanism is. Can you make a guess?
  5. ShawnD

    ShawnD 953
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    Mixing it or burning it? Yes, it makes a huge difference.

    Also, try not to express your cyclic answers as straight chains. I know it's hard to express cyclic answers, but try to put into words what you think is happening.

    Whatever happens, it will probably happen to the carbon with the methyl group on it since that's the most substituted.
  6. GCT

    GCT 1,751
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    be sure to state the full conditions of the reaction, especially all of the reagents.
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