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enter image description here For the above question....i did the usual addition of HF across double bonds and joined both of them and.i thought the answer would be option(b) but the answer is something else please help!!

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    $\begingroup$ F- is a pretty bad nucleophile $\endgroup$ – Waylander Dec 23 '18 at 11:53
  • $\begingroup$ So do you mean to say if it were a Cl/Br ....what i mentioned above would have happened? $\endgroup$ – Hydroquinone Dec 23 '18 at 12:51
  • $\begingroup$ yes, if this was an HBr reaction you would be correct. The H-F bond is much stronger. chemguide.co.uk/organicprops/alkenes/hhal.html $\endgroup$ – Waylander Dec 23 '18 at 12:59
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you so much... they have given option c as an answer....could you explain the way it has attained $\endgroup$ – Hydroquinone Dec 23 '18 at 15:50
  • $\begingroup$ Hi thanks i found the link...books.google.co.in/… $\endgroup$ – Hydroquinone Dec 23 '18 at 16:11

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