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The formation of cyanohydrin from a ketone is an example of

(a) Electrophilic addition

(b)Nucleophilic addition

(c) Nucleophic substitution

(d) Electrophilic substitution

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Nucleophilic addition reactions are initiated by nucleophiles and involve the combination of two molecular to give a single molecule
Hence b is the correct answer.
answered Mar 3, 2014 by meena.p
Nucleophillic addition
answered Mar 12 by snehaasenthil

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