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$\begin{array}{1 1}\text{Statement-1:Addition of bromine to trans-2-butene yields meso 2,3-dibromobutane.}\\\text{Statement-2:Bromine addition to an alkene is an electrophilic addition}\end{array}$

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;\text{Statement-1 is true;Statement-2 is true;Statement-2 is a correct explanation for statement-1}\\(b)\; \text{Statement-1 is true;Statement-2 is true;Statement-2 is not a correct explanation for statement-1}\\(c)\;\text{Statement-1 is true;Statement-2 is false}\\(d)\;\text{Statement-1 is false;Statement-2 is true}\end{array}$

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Statement-2 is true but it is an example of anti-addition
Hence (b) is the correct option.
answered Mar 21, 2014 by sreemathi.v

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