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bromine water
« on: August 28, 2004, 12:12:59 PM »
just want to ask a simple question.
is bromine water is the same as bromine in CCl4?

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Re:bromine water
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2004, 12:47:48 PM »
NO...

Bromine in bromine water undergoes partial hydrolysis.

Bromine remains as bromine molecule inside the organic solvent.
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Re:bromine water
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2004, 09:37:56 AM »
thanks

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Re:bromine water
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2004, 02:40:43 AM »
Bromine in bromine water undergoes partial hydrolysis

Not all reactions with water can be called hydrolysis.
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