SN1 SN2 E1 Series: Video 14
Bimolecular substitution is a fast reaction which requires a good leaving group. Or at least one that can be kicked out easily.
However, when faced with a bad leaving group, you must first ‘bribe' the atom turning into a more willing leaving group before proceeding with the reaction.
This video takes you through a more ‘tricky' example of this reaction
(Watch on YouTube: SN2 Part 3. Click CC on bottom right for transcript.)
This is Video 14 in the Nucleophilic Substitution and Beta Elimination Video Series. Click HERE for the entire series & cheat sheet!
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