Reactions of Alkyl Halides
(Carey, Chap. 8 +)

Reaction Product Notes
SN2 with strong Nu:- &
polar aprotic solvent.
SN1 with weak Nu: &
protic solvent.
Rearrangement possible
when SN1.
also Chap. 5
E2 elimination;
requires anti-parallel
conformation;
no rearrangement
 
Chap. 9
double E2 elimination
of vicinal dihalide;
prep. of alkynes
 
Chap. 9
double E2 elimination
of geminal dihalide;
prep. of alkynes
Chap. 10
E1 or E2 elimination

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