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Can you state whether each of these statements about radical halogenation reactions are TRUE or FALSE?

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Bond dissociation energies are always negative.
The propagation steps of the free radical halogenation mechanism sum up to the net reaction.

Free radical chlorination is not selective.
High yields of a single organic haloalkane result upon chlorination of cyclohexane.
Upon monochlorination of 2,3,4-trimethylpentane, four unique alkyl chloride products result.
The termination step in free radical halogenation may be classified as homogenic bond formation.

Alkyl iodides may be prepared by free radical iodination.
The mechanism of free radical halogenation involves heterolytic cleavage reactions.
High yields of a single organic haloalkane result upon radical bromination of 2-methylpentane.
Upon monobromination of 2,3,4-trimethylpentane, one alkyl bromide product results.
Monochlorination of 2-methylpropane yields only one chloroalkane product.
Two-headed arrows are used to illustrate arrow flow in the free radical halogenation mechanism.

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