Solvolysis Summary

Therefore sn1 reactions are favored in protic

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Unformatted text preview: lar, atoms. Therefore, SN1 reactions are favored in protic solvents, which are polar solvents containing electronegative atoms, which interacts with the carbocation through hydrogen bonding, affecting the rate of reaction.2 Frances Wong, Section 14, T: Sam, Institution: Georgetown University CHEM 117-08 – Solvolysis of t-Butyl Bromide – an SN1 Reaction – Student Report Procedure A 80% isopropanol in water mixture (95mL) was mixed vigorously with t-butyl bromide (5.0mL) in an Erlenmeyer flask to...
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