Problem: Rank the relative nucleophilicity of halide ions in acetic acid solution.Br-      Cl-      F-      I-

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↓ Solvation (ability to surround molecules) ↑ nucleophilicity 

Acetic acid → can exhibit H-bonds → polar protic solvent 

↑ nucleophile size ↓ Solvation

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Rank the relative nucleophilicity of halide ions in acetic acid solution.


Br-      Cl     F-      I-


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