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Reaction Mechanism

Q. Click on all the electrophiles, then check your answer.

Solved • Apr 15, 2020

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Q. Draw the products of the reaction shown. Electron flow is indicated with curved arrow.

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

Reaction Mechanism

Q. Draw the products of the reaction shown. Electron flow is indicated with curved arrows.

Solved • Apr 8, 2020

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Q. Classify the two reactions as ionic or radical.Reaction AReaction Ba) Reaction A is ionic, Reaction B is radical.b) Reaction A is radical, Reaction...

Solved • Apr 6, 2020

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Q. Draw curved arrows to show electron reorganization for the reaction step below.

Solved • Apr 2, 2020

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Q. Draw the product of the transformation shown by fishhook notation. Include all nonbonding electrons.

Solved • Apr 25, 2019

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Q. Draw the product of the transformation shown by the fishhook notation. Include all hydrogen atoms and nonbonding electrons.

Solved • Apr 22, 2019

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Q. Draw the product of the transformation shown by the fishhook notation. Include all hydrogen atoms and nonbonding electrons.

Solved • Apr 22, 2019

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Q. Classify each of the following as an electrophile or a nucleophile.

Solved • Oct 3, 2018

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Q. Follow the follow of electrons to predict the products of the reaction

Solved • Sep 24, 2018

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Q. The curved arrows below are showing electron movement to convert the molecule below into which resonance structure? 

Solved • Aug 14, 2018

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Q. Draw the products of the reaction shown. Electron flow is indicated with curved arrows.

Solved • Jul 30, 2018

Reaction Mechanism

Q. Draw the products of the reaction shown. Electron flow is indicated with curved arrows.

Solved • Jul 30, 2018

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Q. Noting the curved arrows, draw all the product(s), organic and inorganic, of the following reaction.

Solved • Jul 30, 2018

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Q. Which of the following is not a nucleophile?a. CH3NH2b. HC ≡ C-c. CH3+d. CH3O-e. NH3

Solved • Jul 16, 2018

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Q. Which of the following reactions show an incorrect arrow pushing?

Solved • Jul 2, 2018

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Q. Noting the curved arrows, draw the produce(s), organic and inorganic, of the following reaction. 

Solved • Jun 25, 2018

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Q. Draw the products of the reaction shown. Electron flow is indicated with curved arrows.  

Solved • Jun 25, 2018

Reaction Mechanism

Q. Draw the products of the reaction shown. Electron flow is indicated with curved arrows.

Solved • Jun 22, 2018

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Q. Draw the products of the reaction shown. Electron flow is indicated with curved arrows. 

Solved • Jun 22, 2018

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Q. For each of the following one step transformations show the movement of electrons by using the standard curved arrow notation. Show all formal char...

Solved • Jun 9, 2017

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Q. For the following transformation, use curved arrow notation (electron-pushing) to show the movement of electrons. Show all formal charges.

Solved • Jun 6, 2017

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Q. Which is not a nucleophile?A)        H2OB)        CH3NH2C)        C2H5SHD)        C6H12 (cyclohexane) 

Solved • May 25, 2017

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Q. Identify the nucleophilic and electrophilic site(s) in the following molecule.

Solved • May 25, 2017

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Q. Follow the flow of electron indicated by the curved arrows predict the products of the reaction.

Solved • May 23, 2017

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Q. Provide the product(s) for the following mechanistic steps based on the curved arrows show. 

Solved • May 5, 2017

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Q. Identify the nucleophile and electrophile in each reaction below and label them. Then, add curved arrows to the reactions to indicate the flow of e...

Solved • May 5, 2017

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Q. Place a circle around the nucleophile and place a square around the electrophile.

Solved • Jan 26, 2017

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Q. An important part of chemical understanding is being able to recognize the chemical reactivity of different functional groups. On the carbonyl grou...

Solved • Dec 13, 2016

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Q. Draw the curved arrow that shows the  electron flow and indicate the pattern (proton transfer, nucleophilic attack, carbocation rearragement, or lo...

Solved • Sep 30, 2016

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Q. Consider the following acetic acid electrostatic map. The regions are labeled as to color.  Which region(s) is/are the most electron poor? a. Red...

Solved • Sep 30, 2016

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Q. In following compounds, label the site as nucleophilic (NUC), electrophilic (E) or neither (N):

Solved • Sep 21, 2016

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Q. In following compounds, label the site as nucleophilic ( NUC), electrophilic (E) or neither (N):

Solved • Aug 19, 2016

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Q. Label as nucleophile (Nuc), electrophile (e) or neither (N)

Solved • Aug 19, 2016

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Q. Draw the curved arrow mechanism and products for the following reaction. 

Solved • Aug 5, 2016

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Q. Draw curved arrows on the reactant side of the reaction arrow to show how electron pairs move in the formation of the indicated products.

Solved • Aug 3, 2016

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Q. What are the products of the following reaction based on the electron flow represented by the curved arrows?

Solved • Jul 26, 2016

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Q. Supply the curved arrows necessary for the following reactions:

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

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Q. Supply the curved arrows necessary for the following reactions:

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

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Q. Supply the curved arrows necessary for the following reactions:

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

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Q. Supply the curved arrows necessary for the following reactions:

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

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Q. Supply the curved arrows necessary for the following reactions:

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

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Q. Follow the curved arrows and write the products.

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

Reaction Mechanism

Q. Follow the curved arrows and write the products.

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

Reaction Mechanism

Q. Follow the curved arrows and write the products.

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

Reaction Mechanism

Q. Follow the curved arrows and write the products.

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

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Q. Rewrite each of the following reactions using curved arrows and show all nonbonding electron pairs:

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

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Q. Rewrite each of the following reactions using curved arrows and show all nonbonding electron pairs: (b) CH3NH2 + HCl → CH3NH3+ + Cl-

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

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Q. Rewrite each of the following reactions using curved arrows and show all nonbonding electron pairs: (a) CH3OH + Hl → CH3OH2+ + l-

Solved • Jun 15, 2016

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Q. Draw curved arrows for each step of the following mechanism:

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. Compound 1 has been prepared and studied to investigate a novel type of intramolecular elimination mechanism (J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 793–798). The...

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. Indolizomycin is a potent antibiotic agent produced by a microorganism called SK2-52. Of particular interest is the fact that SK2-52 is a mutant mi...

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. Draw curved arrows for each step of the following mechanism:

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. The following sequence was utilized in a biosynthetically inspired synthesis of preussomerin, an antifungal agent isolated from a coprophilous (dun...

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. Draw curved arrows for each step of the following mechanism:  

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. For the following mechanism, identify the sequence of arrow-pushing patterns:   

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. For the following mechanism, identify the sequence of arrow-pushing patterns:  

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. For the following mechanism, identify the sequence of arrow-pushing patterns:

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. For the following mechanism, identify the sequence of arrow-pushing patterns:

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. For the following mechanism, identify the sequence of arrow-pushing patterns:

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. For the following mechanism, identify the sequence of arrow-pushing patterns:

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. For the following mechanism, identify the sequence of arrow-pushing patterns:  

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. Compound 1 undergoes a thermal elimination of nitrogen at C to form nitrile  4 (Org. Lett. 1999, 1, 537–539). One proposed subsequently refuted) me...

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. Compound 1 undergoes a thermal elimination of nitrogen at C to form nitrile  4 (Org. Lett. 1999, 1, 537–539). One proposed subsequently refuted) me...

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. For the following mechanism, identify the sequence of arrow-pushing patterns:

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. In the presence of a Lewis acid, compound  1 rearranges, via intermediate 2, to afford compound 3. (a) Draw curved arrows showing how 1 is transfor...

Solved • Jun 7, 2016

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Q. For each of the following reactions identify the arrow-pushing pattern that is being utilized:

Solved • Jun 2, 2016

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Q. Deuterium (D) is an isotope of hydrogen, in which the nucleus has one proton and one neutron. This nucleus, called a deuteron, behaves very much li...

Solved • May 24, 2016

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Q. Predict the product(s) of the following reactions:

Solved • May 3, 2016

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Q.  Given the reaction below, please predict the curved arrow mechanism.    

Solved • Mar 17, 2016

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Q. Fill in the roles (abbreviated in parentheses) of the reactants in the boxes.  Which one is the electrophile ( E)? Which one is the nucleophile ( ...

Solved • Mar 14, 2016

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Q. Which of the following is the electrophilic site in the reactants of the following reaction? a) O of alcohol b) Cl c) C of carbonyl d) O of car...

Solved • Mar 1, 2016

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Q. What pattern of curved arrow pushing is the second step of this reaction?  a) Proton transfer b) Rearrangement c) Loss of leaving group d) Nucl...

Solved • Mar 1, 2016

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Q. Indicate if the following atoms or bonds are either nucleophiles (Nu), electrophiles (E) or neither (Ne) in the boxes provided. 

Solved • Feb 26, 2016

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Q. Identify nucleophiles and electrophiles of the following reactions.

Solved • Feb 22, 2016

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Q. For each step of the following mechanism: a) Draw curved arrows b) Identify arrow-pushing patterns

Solved • Feb 19, 2016

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Q. Draw curved arrows to represent the flow of electrons in each step, and indicate the missing fragments in the box

Solved • Feb 19, 2016

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Q. The following reaction has three mechanic steps. Draw all curved arrows necessary to complete the mechanism.

Solved • Feb 16, 2016

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Q. Which one represents a bond heterolysis? 

Solved • Feb 8, 2016

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Q. What is the nucleophile in the following reaction?2 H2O +  H3C-X                         H3C-OH  +  H3O+  +  X-H2OH3CX-H3C-OHH3O+CH3-X

Solved • Jan 29, 2016

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Q. The following is a generic depiction of a reaction using the curved arrow formalism. Which of these statements is not correct for this reaction? ...

Solved • Jan 28, 2016