SK025 Nucleophilic Substitution of haloalkanes (SN1 &SN2)

Chemical properties of haloalkanes 

(a) Explain nucleophilic substitution reaction of haloalkanes. 
(b) Explain SN1 and SN2 mechanisms. 
(c) Show SN1 and SN2 mechanism of a given haloalkane. 
(d) Compare the relative reactivities of primary, secondary and tertiary haloalkanes toward hydrolysis or alcoholysis

 General Mechanism SN1


Example Mechanism SN1


General Mechanism of SN2


 Example of SN2 Mechanism


Steric Effects On SN2