Problem: Each reaction shown below is a nucleophilic substitution reaction. Compare the mechanisms of the two reactions. Label each mechanism as Sn1 or Sn2.

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Each reaction shown below is a nucleophilic substitution reaction. Compare the mechanisms of the two reactions. Label each mechanism as Sn1 or Sn2.

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