Unformatted text preview: The fluoroborate salt is better than the bromide because – BF 4 is not a nucleophile (draw a Lewis dot structure). Nucleophilic counterions are all-too-prone to add to the cation to make unstable covalent compounds....
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course CHEM orgo taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '10 term at NYU.
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