Problem: Which of the following compounds proceeds MOST SLOWLY by SN1 mechanism? a. (CH3)3CBr b. (CH3)2CHBr c. CH3Br d. (CH3)2CHCH2Br

FREE Expert Solution

SN1 mechanism → prefers more substituted leaving groups/alkyl halides

Analyzing each reactant:

a. (CH3)3CBr → 3° 

View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Which of the following compounds proceeds MOST SLOWLY by SN1 mechanism? 

a. (CH3)3CBr 

b. (CH3)2CHBr 

c. CH3Br 

d. (CH3)2CHCH2Br

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the SN1 Reaction concept. You can view video lessons to learn SN1 Reaction. Or if you need more SN1 Reaction practice, you can also practice SN1 Reaction practice problems.