We are asked which Nucleophile in each set is more reactive.
Relative Strength Rules:
Assume that the solvent is water (Protic solvent)
Which Nucleophile in each set is more reactive? Circle your choices.
a. CH3S- or CH3O-
b. (CH3)2NH or (CH3)3N
c. Cl- or F-
d. SCN- or OCN-
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