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At which of the carbons of the compound below is the bond breaking most likely to occur? Please answer explaining the factors that influence this breakage, namely: number of atoms available; positioning and electron density

* CH3-CH2-CH3 + Cl -->
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Check Markovnikov rule. What is Cl alone. Is it a cathion, anion or radical?
I-effekt behaviour.
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Cl2
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Statistically you have 6 H on primery C and 2 H on secondary C atoms. More 1-chloropropane would be developed. But in practice its about 55% 2-chloropropane and 45% 1- Chloropropane. Has to do with activation energy.
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i think cl because I see this answer one week ago in mcqs360. it this answer is correct.
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What did you found on mcqs360? Which answer is correct or incorrect?
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