12.16     For the following bond cleavages, use curved-arrows to show the electron flow and classify each as homolysis or heterolysis. Identify reactive intermediate produced as free radical, carbocation and carbanion.

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M manish

Bond cleavage by using curved-arrows to show the electron flow of the given reaction can be represented as;

It is an example of heterolytic cleavage as the bond breaks in such a manner that electron pair will remain with the carbon of propanone. The reaction intermediate is carbanion.

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