# 7.23: Solutions to Additional Exercises

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## SN2

7-1

a)

b)

c)

d)

7-2

a)

b)

c) No reaction

d)

7-3

a)

b)

c)

7-4

First method:

Second method:

7-5 The second method is more efficient since the alkyl halide is not sterically hindered

7-6 H2O < NH2- < CH3CH2O-< CH3O-

7-7

7-8

a)

b)

c) No reaction

d)

7-9

a)

b)

c)

d)

7-10

a)

b)

c)

d)

7-11

a) SN2

b) SN2

c) SN1

d) SN1

7-12

a)

b)

c)

d)

7-13

a)

b)

c)

d)

e)

f)

g)

7-14

a)

b)

c)

7-15

a)

b)

c)

7-16

a)

b)

c)

d)

## Substitution vs Elimination

7-17

a) Cl- ; strong nucleophile

b) NaH ; strong base

c) t-BuO- ; strong base

d) OH- ; strong nucleophile ; strong base

e) H2O ; weak nucleophile ; weak base

f) HS- ; strong nucleophile

g) MeOH ; weak nucleophile ; weak base

7-18

a) E2, SN1

b) SN2, E2

c) SN2

d) SN1, E1

e) E2, SN1

7-19

a)

b)

c)

d)

e)

7-20

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