Problem: Predict the major product(s) for each of the following reactions, including stereochemistry: 

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Alkynes react with HX to form gem dihalides through hydrohalogentaion. 


Reaction with HCl:

Reaction with HBr:


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Predict the major product(s) for each of the following reactions, including stereochemistry: 

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