Problem: Consider the following SN2 reaction below and answer the following questions:  a. Draw the mechanism b. What is the rate equation? c. What would happen to the rate if the solvent changed from DMSO to ethanol? d. Draw the energy diagram.  e. Draw the transition state of the reaction.    

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Consider the following SN2 reaction below and answer the following questions: 

a. Draw the mechanism

b. What is the rate equation?

c. What would happen to the rate if the solvent changed from DMSO to ethanol?

d. Draw the energy diagram. 

e. Draw the transition state of the reaction.

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