Problem: In the reaction below, the configuration of the starting material is S and the configuration of the product is also S. Is this consistent with the SN2 mechanism? Explain your reasoning.

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In the reaction below, the configuration of the starting material is S and the configuration of the product is also S. Is this consistent with the SN2 mechanism? Explain your reasoning.

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