Organic Chemistry : Help with Hydroboration

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Help With Hydroboration

Cyclohexene undergoes hydrobromination.

Which of these is a possible product?

Possible Answers:

Cis 1,2-dibromocyclohexane

All of these

None of these

Bromocyclohexane

Trans 1,2-dibromocyclohexane

Correct answer:

Bromocyclohexane

Explanation:

Only bromocyclohexane is created because there is only one bromine group that bonds with one of the carbons, while the other carbon is bonded with hydrogen group.

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