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Unformatted text preview: amine is added the reaction goes to completion. Explain why. 5. Draw the mechanism for the reaction of sodium hydroxide and benzyl bromide. 6. Propose a synthesis of cyclopentanone from cyclopentene. 7. Describe how you could determine, by experiment, whether 2-bromopropane reacts with sodium acetate in acetic acid by an S N 1 or S N 2 mechanism. I + NaN 3 N 3 + NaI Br NaOH OH + NaBr Br + H N N + HBr I + PhSH SPh + HI (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)...
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- Sodium, Sodium hydroxide