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Which of the following are examples of nucleophilic addition reaction?

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;CH\equiv CH+H_2\quad\underrightarrow{Pd/BaSO_4,S}\quad CH_2=CH_2\\(b)\;CH\equiv CH+H_2O\quad\underrightarrow{Hg^{2+},H^+}\quad CH_3CHO\\(c)\;CH\equiv CH+CH_3COOH\quad\underrightarrow{(CH_3COO)_2Hg}\quad CH_3-CH(OOCCH_3)_2\\(d)\;\text{Both (b) &(c)}\end{array}$

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Addition reaction of acidic reagent over alkyne in the presence of heavy metal ion is an example of nucleophilic addition reaction.
Hence (d) is the correct answer.
answered Mar 19, 2014 by sreemathi.v