Problem: Select the properties of the SN2 reaction mechanism.a) stereospecific: 100% inversion of configuration at the reaction siteb) not stereospecificc) bimolecular at rate-determining stepd) unimolecular at rate-determining stepe) first orderf) second orderg) rate is governed by steric effectsh) rate is governed by the stability of the carbocation that is formed

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Select the properties of the SN2 reaction mechanism.

a) stereospecific: 100% inversion of configuration at the reaction site

b) not stereospecific

c) bimolecular at rate-determining step

d) unimolecular at rate-determining step

e) first order

f) second order

g) rate is governed by steric effects

h) rate is governed by the stability of the carbocation that is formed

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