The class of reactions that lead to a net loss of atoms or groups in compounds with a concurrent alteration in the hybridization and oxidation states of molecules.

sn1 and e1 reaction unimolecular substitution and elimination after carbocation rearrangement or Wagner-Meerwein rearrangement

SN2 & SN1, E2 & E1. A Simpler Method (Part II)

The Zen of SN2 & SN1, E2 & E1. (Part II) How to Crush Substitution and Elimination With Total Confidence If determining what you should do has you guessing or stumped you completely—you may laugh...or possibly cry...when you realize how simple all of this is: You are normally given an alkyl halide (R-X) which is an electrophile...

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