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Organic Chemistry 1

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Electrophiles and Nucleophiles in Alkene Addition

ORGO1-P0XTNB

Identify the most likely nucleophile and electrophile in the following reaction.

Ross V. Weatherman. Created for Albert.io. Copyright 2016. All rights reserved.

A

The bromine cation is the nucleophile and the alkene is the electrophile.

B

The bromine cation is the electrophile and the alkene is the nucleophile.

C

Neither atom acts an electrophile or nucleophile.