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Sulfuric acid adds to alkenes to give the inorganic sulfate ester. (The reaction actually shows formation of the "hemi" or hydrogensulfate ester.)

The mode of addition is "Markovnikov".

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Addition: Electrophilic Protonation
British A-Level Chemistry: AS

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