Complete the equation & identify the type of reaction involved: #(CH_3) CH- Br# + aq. #KOH#?

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Oct 13, 2015

Answer:

A nucleophilic substitution reaction occurs.

Explanation:

This is the alkaline hydrolysis of 2- bromo propane.

#(CH_3)_2CH-Br+OH^(-)rarr(CH_3)_2CH-OH+Br^(-)#

The product is propan -2- ol.