Problem: Add curved arrows to the reactant side of the following SN2 reaction.

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We’re being asked to add curve arrows to the given SN2 reaction.



Recall that the SN2 reaction follows a backside attack from the nucleophile:



Because of the backside attack, the SN2 reaction results in the inversion of configuration for chiral centers.

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Add curved arrows to the reactant side of the following SN2 reaction.


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