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Bromine adds to propene to give 1,2-dibromopropane in a stepwise manner.

The second step involves the complexation of the intermediate carbenium ion (also called a carbocation or a bromonium ion) with the bromide anion, Br–.

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Addition: Electrophilic
British A-Level Chemistry: AS
Complexation or Coupling
Type 15 Lewis Acid/Base Complexation Chemistry

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