1. Dismiss Notice
  2. Guest, be sure to check out How To Get Into Dental School, our free downloadable PDF with step-by-step details for dental school applicants!
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Dismiss Notice
  4. Download free Tapatalk for iPhone or Tapatalk for Android for your phone and follow the SDN forums with push notifications.
    Dismiss Notice

Ochem simple question help

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by babulibu, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. babulibu

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2011
    Messages:
    19
    Likes Received:
    0
    can someone help me with this q?
    -which alkyl bromide will most readily react with NAOH in SN2 rxn?

    -I thought the answer should be a primary alkyl bromide ( CH3CH2Br) but the answer is a secondary alkyl bromide ( CH3CHBrCH3. can some on explain this please?
     
  2. Note: SDN Members do not see this ad.

  3. Bis-GMA111

    7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2010
    Messages:
    1,974
    Likes Received:
    124
    Status:
    Dentist
    hm...this is interesting because OH- is a strong base and strong nucleophile...and in order for SN2 to take place you would need either a primary or methyl bromide...so you should be correct

    anyone else?
     

Share This Page