Problem: For the following SN2 reaction, draw the organic and inorganic products of the reaction, and identify the nucleophile, substrate, and leaving group. Include wedge/dash bonds and H on a stereocenter.Select the statement that property identifies the nucleophile, substrate, and leaving group. a. Cl- is the substrate, CH3CH(CH2)2CH3Cl is the nucleophile, and CN- is the leaving group. b. CH3CH(CH2)2CH3Cl is the substrate. CN- is the nucleophile. and Cl- is the leaving group. c. CN- is the substrate. Cl- is the nucleophile, and CH3CH(CH2)2CH3Cl is the leaving group.

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For the following SN2 reaction, draw the organic and inorganic products of the reaction, and identify the nucleophile, substrate, and leaving group. Include wedge/dash bonds and H on a stereocenter.

Select the statement that property identifies the nucleophile, substrate, and leaving group. 

a. Cl- is the substrate, CH3CH(CH2)2CH3Cl is the nucleophile, and CN- is the leaving group. 

b. CH3CH(CH2)2CH3Cl is the substrate. CN- is the nucleophile. and Cl- is the leaving group. 

c. CN- is the substrate. Cl- is the nucleophile, and CH3CH(CH2)2CH3Cl is the leaving group.

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