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00027 Chem 2260, Group Take Home 2, 20 pts, Due April 5, 2017 Group ID Names. l. (5 pts) Propose a mechanism for this electrophilic aromatic substitution reaction of furan which, unlike the reaction of benzene with bromine, proceeds without the need of a catalyst. Explain with words and structures why furan reacts at the 2-position and why the reaction is faster than the reaction with benzene. Br HBr
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