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The term addition reaction is usuallu used in organic s=chemistry for alkenes and alkynes where aa molecule is added to the alkene or alkyne to make it saturated.....eg: C2H4 + H2 ---> C2H6
(cond:H+ ions formed in the presence of acids)....
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A reaction involving addition of atom(s) or molecule(s) to the double or triple bond of an unsaturated compound so as to yield a saturated product is known as an addtion reaction
e.g. C2H4 + Br---- C2H4Br2
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