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Old Feb 14th 2017, 11:08 AM   #1
GeorgeMason
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Post Electrophilic addition of water using sulfuric acid catalyst mechanism?

cant find the mechanism anywhere. this is the best idea i had. would greatly appriciate it if someone could verify it or show me the correct one.
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Old Mar 16th 2017, 11:49 AM   #2
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You should look for alcohol reactions. In this example sulphuric acid will react with his own so that it becomes an electrophile. When it has his positive charge you should be able to do it

H2SO4 + H2SO4 --> HSO4+ + HSO3- + H2O
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