SN2 reaction of alkyl halides with hydroxide ions to give alcohols

by James

Description: Alkyl halides (or tosylates) will react with hydroxide ions to give alcohols. This is an SN2 reaction.
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Ed Palermo June 5, 2012 at 11:34 pm

In “Examples”, the third product down should be the alcohol (R-pentan-2-ol), not the alkyl halide as you have it shown.


james June 5, 2012 at 11:39 pm

Thank you! Fixed.


Masoud July 8, 2012 at 9:21 pm

It have not fixed yet!


james July 11, 2012 at 12:27 pm



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