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

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Factors affecting SN1 reactivity:

- Leaving group: better leaving group → more reactive

• more electronegative, better leaving group

• larger atom, better leaving group

- Alkyl halide: 3° (most reactive) > benzyl = allyl > 2° > 1° > methyl

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




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