Chemical Properties of Alkenes

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  • Chemical properties of alkenes
  1. Addition reactions: Addition of dihydrogen, Addition of hydrogen (catalytic hydrogenation), Addition of halogens, Addition of hydrogen halides, Addition reaction of HBr to symmetrical alkenes, Markovnikov's rule, Anti-Markovnikov's rule or Peroxide effect, Oxymercuration demercuration (Indirect hydration of alkenes), Addition of sulphuric acid, Addition of water, Oxidation, Addition of ozone (ozonolysis)
  2. Mechanism of electrophilic reaction
  3. Oxidation reactions: Combustion, Hydroboration-oxidation, Oxidation with potassium permanganate (alkaline), Oxidation with acidic or hot potassium permanganate or potassium dichromate, Catalytic oxidation/ Epoxidation
  4. Polymerization reaction
  5. Uses of alkenes
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