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Solution: The Markovnikov product, resulting from an addition reaction...

Question

The Markovnikov product, resulting from an addition reaction to an unsymmetrical alkene, is formed because:

A. The product is statistically favored.

B. Steric hindrance favors its formation.

C. The reaction proceeds via the more/most stable carbocation.

D. The reaction forms the more/most stable product.

E. All of the above are valid reasons.