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Addition-Elimination Mechanism

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  • 1.  The overall mechanism of an addition-elimination reaction is known as an addition-elimination mechanism.

    2.  Some nucleophilic aromatic substitution reactions occur via a two-step mechanism in which the first step, by definition, is an addition and the second step an elimination.  The overall mechanism is known as an addition-elimination mechanism.

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    mechanism:

     

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