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Posted by on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 1:35pm.

What would be the whole name of 2-butene and hydroiodic acid. Or the diagram.

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Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  • Chemistry - , Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 1:37pm

    h h h h
    | | | |
    h---c--C====c---c---h
    | | | |
    h h h h

    This is 2-butene where do I insert the HI for hydroiodic aci?

  • Chemistry - , Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 2:10pm

    As I suggested two days ago, you add it across the double bond. That is, break the double bond so you have a single bond to single bond C, then to the left C place the H from HI and to the right C place the I so you will have CH3CH2CHICH3. I would then name that compound as 2-iodobutane.

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