Organic Reactions

Substitution Rxns Halogenoalkanes

Tertiary Halogenoalkanes

Number of steps: 2


Steps:

Rate Determining Step: Spontaneous dissociation of leaving group

Transition State: Formation of carbocation

Very Fast Step: Reaction of nucelophile and cabocation


SN1 MECHANISM

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Primary Halogenoalkanes

Number of Steps: 2


SN2 MECHANISM

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Comparing E2 E1 Sn2 Sn1 Reactions