Nucleophilic Substitution SN2 Bimolecular 


This mechanism takes place in primary haloalkanes.

Instructions: Follow the links (underlined sentences) below to understand the nucleophilic substitution SN2 mechanism.


1. What is nucleophilic substitution SN2 mechanism?

2. Substitution reactions involving hydroxide ions

i. Explanation 

3. Substitution reactions involving water

i. Explanation 1 and more...

4. Feel bored... take a break and sing along with this SN2 song  

5. Movie of a simple reaction of SN2:

CH3Br + Cl ---> CH3Cl + Br

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6. Videos on SN2 Substitution:

Mechanism Mechanism
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