Alkyne + excess or 2 equivalents of HX → produces gemdihalides (follows Markovnikov addition)
Reaction will appear as:
(1) Addition of HBr
(2) Substitution of Br-
(3) 2nd addition of HBr
Draw the alkane formed when 4,5,5-trimethyl-1-hexyne is treated with two equivalents of HBr.
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