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why it is?
« on: December 25, 2006, 02:47:58 PM »
CH2=CH-COOH + HCLlq = CH3-CHCl-COOH

both CH2=CH-COOH and HCLlq are acids?

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Re: why it is?
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2006, 07:22:32 PM »
This is not an acid base reaction, it is a hydrohalogenation reaction, a type of addition reaction.

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