number of steps  [ENDORSED]

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Salma Sudarmadji 2I
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number of steps

Postby Salma Sudarmadji 2I » Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:03 am

Hi, so is electrophilic addition always 2 steps and SN2 reactions always 1 step?

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Re: number of steps

Postby Lyndon_Bui_3J » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:43 am

I think the names "electrophilic addition" and "SN2" just refer to what exactly is being added or substituted. I do not think it specifies any information about the number of steps.

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Re: number of steps  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:05 pm

Electrophilic addition is always 2 steps and SN2 is always 1 step, yes.


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