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Unformatted text preview: Carbocation stabilization needed (more details on page 260) Potential energy diagram shows that reaction takes place in 2 steps (page 255) SN2: Bimolecular nucleoplilic substitution Two molecules in the transition state Only one transition state (page 255) SN2 takes place in one step, see potential energy diagram (page 255)...
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