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Nucleophilic Subsitution
« on: August 17, 2012, 10:50:50 PM »
Do the SN1 AND SN2 pathways of nucleophilic substitution produce the same product or different?
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Re: Nucleophilic Subsitution
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2012, 06:43:10 AM »
This is covered in every organic chemistry textbook, take the initiative and open one. Show that you have attempted the question.

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Re: Nucleophilic Subsitution
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2012, 06:48:22 AM »
A compound like t-butyl bromide will undergo an SN1 reaction. Will you get the same product if you attempt an SN2 reaction?
Hint, no and why not.

A compound like ethyl bromide will undergo an SN2 reaction, will you get the same product if you attempt an SN1 reaction? Hint, no and why not.
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