0243Pb42-09.cwk (WP)

0243Pb42-09.cwk (WP) - the transition state - the...

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Problem 42, Chemistry 0243 - 2009 In the following pairs of compounds rank the molecules in order of rate of reaction in the S N 2 process. Explain your reasoning. In ALL “rate” questions, draw out the transition state if you have the slightest problem. The rate of a reaction depends on the difference on energy between the starting material and
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Unformatted text preview: the transition state - the activation energy. (a) Br Br (b) Br I (c) I I (d) Br Br (e) O O Careful here - draw out starting materials and transition states for both reactions on an energy diagram. Get this one checked....
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