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Electrophiles: a positively charged particle that can accept a pair of electrons to
form a covalent bond.…read more

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Free Radical Substitution: A lkan e
+
H aloge n H al
o alkane + H yd r
o g en
Hal
ide
Elimination Reaction: Haloal
ka ne + K O H Alke ne + Ha l
oge n +
Wa t
e r
Addition Polymerisation: Alkenes are joined together at high pressure and
with a catalyst, which produces a very long hydrocarbon chain known as a
polymer. It is made from an alkene so it's called a polyalkane it is very
unreactive.…read more

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H ydra t
ion
o f
ethane:
E th ene + S t
ea m Etha nol (
300o
c
/
60 AT /
H3PO 4 c
a t
alyst
)
C 2H4 (g) + H2O
(g) C 2H 5O H (l)
(VE R Y PU R E E THAN OL)
F ast
a nd conti
nuo us
pr oc ess
R aw
ma teri
als =
C rude
o il
(
no n ren ew able)
F erme nta t
ion of
G l…read more

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