Comparing Hydrocarbons with Bromine water
     
 

Cyclohexane, Cyclohexene and Methylbenzene with bromine water

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This video demonstrates the addition of bromine water to methylbenzene (left) cyclohexene (middle) and cyclohexane (right). Only cyclohexene decolourises the bromine water.

Right click here and open a new window for a Powerpoint Presentation that summarises observations of these reactions.

For further information see Salters Advanced Chemistry, 2000, Activities and Assessment Pack, Second Edition, ISBN 0 435 631217

       
  Comparing Hydrocarbons with Bromine(hexane)        
 

Cyclohexane, Cyclohexene and Methylbenzene with bromine in hexane

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This video demonstrates the addition of bromine in hexane to cyclohexane (left), cyclohexane (middle) and methylbenzene (right). Cyclohexene decolourises the bromine and methylbenzene as an activated arene should react but shows little evidence.

Right click here and open a new window for a PowerPoint presentation that summarises observations of these reactions.

For further information see Salters Advanced Chemistry, 2000, Activities and Assessment Pack, Second Edition, ISBN 0 435 631217