O Chem lab help please!!?

 Br2 is used as a test for unsaturation.

How will you use the results of the bromine unsaturation tests to evaluate the purity of the final methyl stearate product obtained from this experiment?

Include the reaction for this test including colors of reactants and products.

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  • 1 month ago

    Br2 reacts with double bonds converting a yellow-brown liquid reactant to a colorless product.

    ....................H..H

    >C=C< --> -C-C-

    ....................Br..Br

    Methyl stearate should not have any points of unsaturation and so should not decolorize any Br2.

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