Problem: Rank the five compounds below (A-E) from the slowest relative rate to the fastest relative rate under solvoloysis conditions in aqueous acetone. Explain your reasoning by addressing how each substituent (X or Y) affects the rate. 

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The reactivity of the benzene compound will depend on the subtitutent. 

We can simply reference the chart above to figure out which reacts more rapidly. 


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Rank the five compounds below (A-E) from the slowest relative rate to the fastest relative rate under solvoloysis conditions in aqueous acetone. Explain your reasoning by addressing how each substituent (X or Y) affects the rate. 

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