Electron Rearrangement

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Electron Rearrangement

Postby BeejenPatel_1B » Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:42 pm

In reaction mechanisms, does the nucleophilic(electron rich) molecule go to the electrophilic(electron poor) molecule or is it the other way around?

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Re: Electron Rearrangement

Postby Brooke Tobias 1B » Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:54 pm

So basically, the attraction is mutual! However in class, it was always described as the electron deficient molecule "attacking" the electron rich molecule.

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