# What is the product of ethene mixed with bromine?

In an inert solvent $\text{1,2-dibromoethane}$ is the likely product.
${H}_{2} C = C {H}_{2} +$ ""^(delta+)Br-Br^(delta-) $\rightarrow {H}_{2}^{+} C - C {H}_{2} - B r + B {r}^{-}$ $\rightarrow B r {H}_{2} C - C {H}_{2} B r$