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Addition

An addition is a reaction in which two reactant molecules react with each other giving one product molecule.  A typical addition reaction has the following general equation:

 

 

eg. 1:

 

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eg. 2:

 

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eg. 3:

 

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In an intramolecular addition two functional groups in the same reactant molecule reacts with each other to give one product molecule.

eg:

 

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