Problem: Order each of the sets of compounds with respect to SN1 reactivity (1 = fastest).Compound A ______ Compound B  _______    Compound C  ______Compound A ______ Compound B  _______    Compound C  ______

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Properties of SN1:

Alkyl Halide: vinylic (worst) < allylic < 3° (best)

Leaving Group: OH (worst) < Cl < Br (best)


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Order each of the sets of compounds with respect to SN1 reactivity (1 = fastest).

Compound A ______ Compound B  _______    Compound C  ______


Compound A ______ Compound B  _______    Compound C  ______


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