Nucleophilic substitution answers

IB Chemistry: Nucleophilic substitution answers

Answers to Nucleophilic substitution questions (b) The carbon to iodine bond in iodoethane is much weaker than the carbon to bromine bond in bromoethane so is more easily broken.(c) 2-bromo-2-methylpropane is a tertiary halogenoalkane. The positive inductive effect of the three methyl groups helps in the formation of an intermediate carbocation so the mechanism is SN1. The activation energy required to form this carbocation...


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