Bromination of Saturated and Unsaturated Hydrocarbons

Description: A solution of bromine in carbon tetrachloride is added to both pentane and pentene. The pentene decolorizes immediately; the pentane takes longer. The pentane decolorization can be hastened by a bright light. Addition of bromine to benzene will not decolorize.


Source: UW Card Catalog

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Keywords: photochemistry, double bond, alkene, alkane

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