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Organic chemistry question

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Draw the product(s) of the following reaction, showing stereochemistry. 
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Re: Organic chemistry question

Post by Orcio_Dojek »

This is SN1 type reaction. Br- leaves molecule, and H2O or CH3CH2OH attaches to carbocation.

Carbocation is planar so there is a mixture of two isomers for every product (H2O or CH3CH2OH addition).
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