Problem: A bimolecular nuclephilic substitution (SN2) is a) a two-step process in which a bond is broken, then a new bond is formed, and there is inversion of configuration.  b) a two-step process in which a bond is broken, then a new bond is formed, and there is retention of configuration. c) a one-step process with inversion of configuration. d) a one-step process with retention of configuration.

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A bimolecular nuclephilic substitution (SN2) is

a) a two-step process in which a bond is broken, then a new bond is formed, and there is inversion of configuration. 

b) a two-step process in which a bond is broken, then a new bond is formed, and there is retention of configuration.

c) a one-step process with inversion of configuration.

d) a one-step process with retention of configuration.