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Does Sodium speed up E1 or Sn1 reactions!?

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by Clancyp, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. Clancyp

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    Na..
     
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    Errrr, off the top of my head I'd say it probably would slow it down if you had an excess amount of sodium ions in the solution because the carbocation you're forming is positively charged.

    Someone should chime in here though.
     
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    It was a joke :( sodiums abbreviation
     
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  4. Dusk

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    that took me a while to get.


    my brain hurts.:laugh:
     

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