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Flashcards in Sn Shit Deck (16):
1

Sn1 nucleophile?

Weak

2

Sn2 nucleophile?

Strong

3

Sn1 halide?

3 > 2

4

Sn2 halide?

CH3-X > 1 > 2

5

Sn1 leaving group?

I > Br > Cl > F

6

Sn2 leaving group?

I > Br > Cl > F

7

Sn1 solvent?

Protic polar solvent

8

Sn2 solvent?

Aprotic polar solvent

9

Sn1 other?

Ag promotes (loves halogens)

10

Sn2 other?

Not important

11

Sn1 kinetics?

1st order (unimolecular)

12

Sn2 kinetics?

2nd order (dimolecular)

13

Sn1 rearrangements?

Common

14

Sn2 rearrangements?

Impossible

15

Sn1 stereochemistry?

Retention and inversion

16

Sn2 stereochemistry?

Complete inversion