Problem: When (S)-1-bromo-1-phenylethane undergoes an SN2 reaction with CH3O- Na+, the product is the compound shown below. What is/are the configuration(s) of the product(s) obtained from this reaction?a. a mixture of the enantiomers, with slightly more R than S.b. S onlyc. R onlyd. a mixture of the enantiomers, with slightly more S than R.e. equal mixture of R and S. 

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When (S)-1-bromo-1-phenylethane undergoes an SN2 reaction with CH3O- Na+, the product is the compound shown below. What is/are the configuration(s) of the product(s) obtained from this reaction?

a. a mixture of the enantiomers, with slightly more R than S.

b. S only

c. R only

d. a mixture of the enantiomers, with slightly more S than R.

e. equal mixture of R and S. 

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