We're being asked to draw the substitution product of the given reaction:
Recall that the SN2 reaction is favored by:
• strong or negatively-charged nucleophiles
• less substituted alkyl halides (methyl > 1° > 2° > 3°)
Draw a structural formula for the substitution product of the reaction shown below.
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