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    This is the classified reaction type and mechanism:

    free radical substitution.

    now what is the type of reaction?
    and what is the mechanism?

    I do not know how to break it down?

    Any help will be appreciated.
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    This should help:

    http://www.chemguide.co.uk/mechanism...ad/whatis.html

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    thanks I understand what free radical substitution is but :

    is it

    Type of reaction Free radical
    Mechanism Substitution

    or
    Type of reaction substitution
    Mechanism free radical
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    thanks I understand what free radical substitution is but :

    is it

    Type of reaction Free radical
    Mechanism Substitution

    or
    Type of reaction substitution
    Mechanism free radical
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    Take a look at this document on naming mechanisms
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    (Original post by charco)
    The second ...

    Take a look at this document on naming mechanisms

    thanks for the clarification.
 
 
 
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