8.1 Introduction to Alkene Addition Reactions

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Alkene Addition Reactions

-A pi bond is broken and two sigma bonds are formed.

addition reaction 1
addition reaction 2

Markovnikov Addition

-electophile/H+ on less substituted carbon

-nucleophile on more substituted carbon

addition reaction 3

Anti-Markovnikov Addition

-nucleophile on less substituted carbon

-electophile/H+ on more substituted carbon