Problem: Ethyl acetate can be prepared by an SN2 reaction. Draw the alkylbromide and nucleophile used in the reaction. Remember to include formal charges (do not include counterions).

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SNā†’ back-side attack

  • nucleophile ā†’ electron-rich
  • alkyl halide ā†’ contains Halogen, X ā†’ leaving group: Br

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Ethyl acetate can be prepared by an SN2 reaction. Draw the alkylbromide and nucleophile used in the reaction. Remember to include formal charges (do not include counterions).

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