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The addition of unsymmetrical reagents to unsymmetrical alkenes occurs in such a way that the negative part of the addendum goes to that carbon atom of the double bond which carries lesser number of hydrogen atoms is called by

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;\text{Saytzeff rule}&(b)\;\text{Markownikoff's rule}\\(c)\;\text{Kharasch effect}&(d)\;\text{Anti-saytzeff rule}\end{array}$

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According to Markownikoff's rule,the negative part of the unsymmetrical reagent adds to less hydrogenated (more substituted) carbon atom of the double bond
Hence (b) is the correct option.
answered Mar 20, 2014 by sreemathi.v

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