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Why does NOCL adds to alkenes as NO+ and Cl-?Why not as NO- and Cl+?

Why does NOCL adds to alkenes as NO+ and Cl-?Why not as NO- and Cl+?

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SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
879 Points
11 years ago

Dear student,

Alkenes reacts with NOCl where NO+ and Cl- so eletrophilic addition at polarity of alkene.

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Sagar Singh

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sai shweta
10 Points
9 years ago

sorry where is the correct ans. for this ques(why not as N0+ AND Cl-)gvn.

thank you

sai shweta

Arnaw Vishwakarma
13 Points
5 years ago
Because NOCl --> NO+ Cl- ( Bond Oreder =3 )While NOCl --> NO- Cl+ ( Bond Order =2.5 )Having bond order =3, NO+ Cl- is more stable instead of NO- Cl+ having bond order 2.5 is less stable...Arnaw Vishwakarma.

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