Alkene Reactions: 

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Creates a vicinal halide (anti addition)

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syn addition

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Creates an alkyl halide following Markovnikov's rule.

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Creates a Markovnikov alcohol

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Creates an anti-Markovnikov alcohol

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Alkenes react with peracides to form epoxodies/oxiranes through a syn addition.

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Yields two carbonyl compounds.

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React with cold potassium permanganate to form vicinal diols through a syn addition.

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Eliminates water to form the most stable alkene (use Zaitsev's rule)

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Eliminates HX to form the most stable alkene (anti elimination) (use Zaitsev's rule)


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