SN1 Reaction Mechanism with Hydride Shift and Carbocation Rearrangement Part 3

SN1 SN2 E1 Series: Video 11 In this final SN1 video you’ll see tricky examples involving less substituted carbocation intermediates followed by carbocation rearrangements and hydride shifts. When working through these reactions pay special attention to the patterns that help determine the SN1 mechanism over a potential SN2 or E2 (Watch on YouTube: SN1 Part […]

SN1 Reaction Mechanism Examples of Unimolecular Substitution Part 2

SN1 SN2 E1 Series: Video 16 Unimolecular Nucleophilic Substitution video 2 of 3 – this video takes you through additional SN1 reaction mechanism examples. As you work through this video pay attention to the logic, concepts, and especially patterns. Doing so will help you understand when to choose SN1 while avoiding confusing memorization (Watch on […]

SN1 Reaction Rate and Mechanism – Unimolecular Nucleophilic Substitution Part 1

SN1 SN2 E1 Series: Video 9 This video is the first of 3 Unimolecular Nucleophilic Substitution reaction tutorials. This video breaks down the reaction, rate, and step by step mechanism for the SN1 reactions including a few simple examples to help you follow along. Pay special attention to the key identifyers of an SN1 reaction […]