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Organic Chemistry 1

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Stereochemistry: Addition 1

ORGO1-JVYRHH

Acid-catalyzed hydration of 1-butene produced an optically inactive product.

Why is the product optically inactive?

A

The product is a racemic mixture.

B

The product has no chiral centers.

C

The reaction is too slow.

D

The reaction is too fast.