Alkene Reactions and Markovnikov's Rule

Problem # 1336

Determine a synthesis to prepare 2-chloro-4-methylpentane from 1-iodo-4-methylpentane.



Problem # 530


Let's work through anti and syn additions to alkenes.
Show the product for each reaction below, and indicate whether the product will be a racemic mixture of enantiomers, or a meso compound (which is achiral).