Problem: Consider the compounds below and answer the following questions. a) Which of the compounds below will most readily react via SN1?      b) Which of the compounds below will not significantly undergo SN2 reaction?      c) True/False: Reacting compound I with CH 3CH2ONa will favor SN2 reaction.      d) Which of the compounds below will react with KCN to form a product with R-configuration?      e) Which of the compounds below will react via SN2 most readily?      

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Consider the compounds below and answer the following questions.

a) Which of the compounds below will most readily react via SN1? 

b) Which of the compounds below will not significantly undergo SN2 reaction? 

c) True/False: Reacting compound I with CH 3CH2ONa will favor SN2 reaction. 

d) Which of the compounds below will react with KCN to form a product with R-configuration? 

e) Which of the compounds below will react via SN2 most readily?

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