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Alkyl halide practice problems

Propose a substitution mechanism for the following reactions.  Pay special attention to stereochemistry if indicated.  Look at the conditions given to determine if the substitution is unimolecular or bimolecular (SN1 or SN2).


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Propose an elimination mechanism for the following reactions.  Pay special attention to stereochemistry if indicated.  Look at the conditions given to determine if the elimination is unimolecular or bimolecular (E1 or E2).

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Show the major elimination product and draw the mechanism for each of the following reactions.

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