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Unformatted text preview: If so, tell us which it is. e. Would the reaction of 1 with thiolate be faster or slower in a nonpolar solvent? Explain carefully. f. Increasing solvent polarity in the reaction by adding methyl alcohol (CH 3 OH) leads to a decrease in the optical rotation of the product 2 . Why? g. What will happen to the rotation of 2 as we continue to increase the polarity of the solvent? Explain....
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course CHEM orgo taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '10 term at NYU.
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