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

1. Identify the leaving group: - In this case, it is the "Cl". (Normally, they are electronegative groups). 2. Analyze the carbon that is connected to it, and count the number of other carbons connected to it. - There is 1 other carbon, which means that this substrate is primary. (1$^{\circ}$). - Primary substrates are likely to participate in Sn2 reactions.