Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 11
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For the Following Bond Cleavages, Use Curved-arrows to Show the Electron Flow and Classify Each as Homolysis Or Heterolysis. Identify Reactive Intermediate Produced as Free Radical, Carbocation and Carbanion - 1 - Chemistry

For the following bond cleavages, use curved-arrows to show the electron flow and classify each as homolysis or heterolysis. Identify reactive intermediate produced as free radical, carbocation and carbanion.

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Solution 1

The bond cleavage using curved-arrows to show the electron flow of the given reaction can be represented as

It is an example of heterolytic cleavage as the bond breaks in such a manner that the shared pair of electrons remains with the carbon of propanone. The reaction intermediate formed is carbanion.

Solution 2

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NCERT Class 11 Chemistry Textbook
Chapter 12 Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques
Q 16.2 | Page 363
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