Problem: Classify the two reactions as ionic or radical.Reaction AReaction Ba) Reaction A is ionic, Reaction B is radical.b) Reaction A is radical, Reaction B is ionic.c) Reactions A and B are ionic.d) Reactions A and B are radical.

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Reaction A

  • We can see that all non-bonding electrons are in pairs. 
  • This means that it is ionic. 


Reaction B

  • We can see a single lone electron on Cl in the reactant. 
  • We also see this lone electron on the cyclohexane in the product.


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Classify the two reactions as ionic or radical.

Reaction A

Reaction B

a) Reaction A is ionic, Reaction B is radical.

b) Reaction A is radical, Reaction B is ionic.

c) Reactions A and B are ionic.

d) Reactions A and B are radical.


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