↓ Solvation (ability to surround molecules) ↑ nucleophilicity
Acetic acid → can exhibit H-bonds → polar protic solvent
↑ nucleophile size ↓ Solvation
Rank the relative nucleophilicity of halide ions in acetic acid solution.
Br- Cl- F- I-
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