Which of following statements best describes the general reactivity of alkynes?
a) An alkyne reacts as a nucleophile, and is therefore electron poor.
b) An alkyne reacts as an electrophile, and is therefore electron poor.
c) An alkyne reacts as a nucleophile, and is therefore electron rich.
d) Alkynes fail to undergo electrophilic addition reactions, unlike alkenes.
e) An alkyne reacts as an electrophile, and is therefore electron rich.
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