# Problem: Which statement is true for SN2 reactions? A) The rate of the reaction is dependent on the stability of a carbocation. B)  The rate of reaction is dependent on just the substrate. C) The fastest reaction will occur with a tertiary halide. D) Displacement occurs with inversion of configuration. E) The mechanism is a two step process.

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###### FREE Expert Solution

Analyzing each statement:

A) The rate of the reaction is dependent on the stability of a carbocation. → Incorrect. SN2 doesn't produce a carbocation intermediate

B)  The rate of reaction is dependent on just the substrate. → Incorrect. 2 in SN2 means bimolecular which tells the rate depends on substrate and the nucleophile

###### Problem Details

Which statement is true for SN2 reactions?

A) The rate of the reaction is dependent on the stability of a carbocation.

B)  The rate of reaction is dependent on just the substrate.

C) The fastest reaction will occur with a tertiary halide.

D) Displacement occurs with inversion of configuration.

E) The mechanism is a two step process.