Problem: Draw the alkane formed when 4,5,5-trimethyl-1-hexyne is treated with two equivalents of HBr.

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  • Alkyne + 1 equiv HBr ā†’ alkenyl halide 
  • Alkyne2 equiv HBr ā†’ geminal dihalide

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Draw the alkane formed when 4,5,5-trimethyl-1-hexyne is treated with two equivalents of HBr.

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