EAS: Halogenation Mechanism Video Lessons

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Problem: Using arrows to show the flow of electrons, provide a stepwise mechanism for the following reaction. IMPORTANT: Give all important resonance structures that contribute to the resonance hybrid of the cyclohexadienyl cation intermediate that is formed in this mechanism; you only need to do this once. If the cyclohexadienyl cation is consumed in a subsequent step in the mechanism, you may choose one of the resonance structures for that subsequent step and use that one.

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Using arrows to show the flow of electrons, provide a stepwise mechanism for the following reaction. IMPORTANT: Give all important resonance structures that contribute to the resonance hybrid of the cyclohexadienyl cation intermediate that is formed in this mechanism; you only need to do this once. If the cyclohexadienyl cation is consumed in a subsequent step in the mechanism, you may choose one of the resonance structures for that subsequent step and use that one.

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