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Problem: The rate of the reaction (CH3)3 CCl + NaSCH2CH3 → (CH3)2C=CH2 + CH3CH2SH + NaCl is first-order in (CH3)3CCl and first-order in NaSCH2CH3 . Give the symbol (E1 or E2) for the most reasonable mechanism, and use curved arrows to show the flow  of electrons.

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The rate of the reaction

(CH3)3 CCl + NaSCH2CH3 → (CH3)2C=CH2 + CH3CH2SH + NaCl

is first-order in (CH3)3CCl and first-order in NaSCH2CH3 . Give the symbol (E1 or E2) for the most reasonable mechanism, and use curved arrows to show the flow  of electrons.

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