Alkyne Halogenation Video Lessons

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Concept: Double halogenation of alkynes.

Problem: Predict the product of the addition of one equivalent of diatomic chloride to a terminal alkyne in an inert solvent. 

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Recall that alkynes are converted to tetrahalides via halogenation:



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Predict the product of the addition of one equivalent of diatomic chloride to a terminal alkyne in an inert solvent. 

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