Shweta thakur Asked a Question
November 6, 2020 5:55 pmpts 30 pts
why secondary and tertiary alcohol react with halogen acid by sn1 and and primary alcohol react with alcohol by sn2
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  • Priyanshu kumar Best Answer
    Secondary, tertiary, allylic, and benzylic alcohols appear to react by a mechanism that involves the formation of a carbocation in an SN1 reaction with the protonated alcohol actin...
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    Priyanshu kumar
    please ask if any doubt
  • Dinesh khalmaniya thankyou
    because in SN1 bond between C and L (leaving group) break so here in the first step intermediate carbocation forms. we know the stability of carbocation is 3>2>1 so in case of 3° a...
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    Dinesh khalmaniya
    any doubt?
  • Suman Kumar
    In Sn1 carbocation is formed so 3⁰ ,2⁰ carbocation will be more stable. Primary alcohol will undergo Sn2 mechanism
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