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Photon336
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Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Going to post some problems

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443627181530:dw

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is this Sn1/E1/E2/SN2?

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443628970316:dw

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443629127898:dw hey @Woodward how do we differentiate between E1/E2 SN1/SN2.. could really use your help here.

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@cuanchi are you familiar with this?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry @Photon336 I am not very good at organic reactions

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Cuanchi seeing these reactions by themselves isn't as hard but when asked to identify whether E1/E2 SN1/SN2 it's not quite straightforward.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Photon336 I never understood the E1/E2 SN1/SN2 I should read again organic substitutions and RMN, IR spectroscopy

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@cuanchi i feel there's a fine line between a base and nucleophile, that's one thing i have problems with especially in these types of questions. also some of the rules for SN2 as well become fuzzy when we deal with like secondary substrates.

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you want to review this stuff again I'll be happy to chime in

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Woodward is amazing at organic but he's not always around

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Photon336 what book do you follow for organic E1/E2 SN1/SN2?

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Cuanchi a good book i used is called clayden organic chemistry second edition

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Photon336 grate! I got it, thanks

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0heat favors elimination rxns.

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@roast_master_says fascinating

Photon336
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0any reason why that's the case? or that's just something experimentally observed?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I never said that substitution reaction wouldn't occur. As you slowly increase temperature though, elimnation reaction wins over substitution. this doesn't mean that its going to be 100% substitution or 100% elimination. as you increase temp, more energy is available. thus, the starting material can jump the activation barier better to result in elimination reaction thermodynamically favoirable. the full reaction, elimination begins with one, and results in 3 products (generally). whereas substitution = 2 products gibbs equation tells us there's increase in entropy as a result. the change in gibbs will evntually rule out making elimination more favorable.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0as the change in gibb becomes more ngative.
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