Indentical mechanism to halogention, except with water as the nucleophile in the second step. Why would water prefer to react as a nucleophile over a halogen anion? Let’s find out.
1. Electrophilic Addition
2. Nucleophilic Substitution (SN2) and Deprotonation
Problem: Predict the product of the following reaciton.4m
Problem: Predict the products of the following reaction.8m