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Electron Rearrangement

Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:42 pm
by BeejenPatel_1B
In reaction mechanisms, does the nucleophilic(electron rich) molecule go to the electrophilic(electron poor) molecule or is it the other way around?

Re: Electron Rearrangement

Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:54 pm
by Brooke Tobias 1B
So basically, the attraction is mutual! However in class, it was always described as the electron deficient molecule "attacking" the electron rich molecule.