For the following, circle the capitalized word that best completes the statement.
In general, it is best to think of alkenes and alkynes as NUCLEOPHILES or ELECTROPHILES that react with NUCLEOPHILES or ELECTROPHILES.
In general, NUCLEOPHILES or ELECTROPHILES serve as electron sources and NUCLEOPHILES or ELECTROPHILES serve as electron sinks for most reactions.
A pi bond or lone pair will serve as an ELECTRON SOURCE or ELECTRON SINK for an arrow that indicates the making of a new bond.
An atom that can accommodate a new bond can serve as an ELECTRON SOURCE or ELECTRON SINK for an arrow that indicates the making of a new bond.
A reaction that occurs faster (greater opportunity) has a LOWER or HIGHER activation energy.
A reation that has a strong thermodynamic driving force (a strong motive) is FAVORABLE or UNFAVORABLE as written.
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