Question: Draw the products of each reaction and indicate their stereochemistry.
The treatment of an alkene with dihalide in the presence of water gives enantiomers.
a. The reaction of cyclopentene with NBS in the presence of DMSO and water is shown below:
Product formation in a
b. The reaction of 1-methylcyclohex-1-enewith dichloride in the presence of water is shown below:
Product formation in b
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