Chapter 4

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Alcohols and Alkyl Halides

Additional Materials
Resources at Columbia (308 Havemeyer)

- #12 SN2 Mechanism
- #13 SN1 Mechanism
- #17 Free Radical Halogenation

Organic Reaction Mechanisms
Alcohols and Ethers
a) preparation of alcohol from halide, SN2
b) preparation of alcohol from halide, SN1
c) reaction of alcohol from HBr
- Alkanes
a) methane with Chlorine
b) general reaction, methane with X2
- Carbocations
a) rearrangement with hydride shift
b) stablization mechanisms