Problem: Consider the reaction of I - with CH3CH2Cl.(a) Would you expect the reaction to be SN1 or SN2? The rate constant for the reaction at 60°C is 5 x 10 -5 L mol-1 s-1. 

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Consider the reaction of I - with CH3CH2Cl.(a) Would you expect the reaction to be SN1 or SN2? The rate constant for the reaction at 60°C is 5 x 10 -5 L mol-1 s-1.

 

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