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Solution: How many atoms and electrons are directly involved in the bo...

Question

How many atoms and electrons are directly involved in the bond-making and bond-breaking of the reaction given below?  Choose the right answer. 

Addition of dichlorocarbene (CCl2) to propene

a) four atoms, two electrons

b) four atoms, three electrons

c) four atoms, four electrons

d) three atoms, two electrons

e) three atoms, three electrons

f) three atoms, four electrons