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Substitution reactions at a saturated carbon atom are typified by the reaction of halogenoalkanes with nucleophiles such as CN- (which uses the lone pair on carbon during such reactions). These nucleophilic substitutions are designated SN1 and SN2.
(a) Outline the key differences between these two reaction mechanisms in terms of:

i. the structure of the starting halogeno-alkanes

ii. reaction intermediates and transition states

iii. Reaction mechanisms and the rate equations


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What have you done so far?
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nothing so far, literally do not get the whole question

is there any videos or thread websites I could look upon that you can advise in so that I can practice some of the questions ?


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(Original post by emily313)
nothing so far, literally do not get the whole question

is there any videos or thread websites I could look upon that you can advise in so that I can practice some of the questions ?
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/...vs-sn2-summary

would you know the steps in finding out how to work these questions out?
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