Organic Chemistry As a Second Language, 3e: First Semester Topics

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Chapter 8 - Mechanisms - 8.4 Nucleophiles and Electrophiles - Problems - Page 177: 8.24


Nucleophile: The phenoxide. (The compound with the oxygen.) Electrophile: The compound with a chlorum.

Work Step by Step

1. Identify the arrow that is making a bond. - It is the one that has its tail on a lone pair. 2. The tail of this arrow is on the nucleophile compound, and the head, on the electrophile.
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