Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 6 - An Overview of Organic Reactions - Problem: 4

Answer

See the explanation below for the description of each.

Work Step by Step

a) The electron has a poor carbon atom that acts as an electrophile. b) CH3S- is a nucleophile because of the sulfur single pair of electrons c) C4H6N2 is a nucleophile because of the single-pair electrons of nitrogen. d) CH3CHO is both a nucleophile and an electrophile because of its polar bond between carbon and oxygen.
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