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Substitution reaction in halo alkanes
Nucleophilic substitution reactions are most common reactions of alkyl halides.
The most common nucleophiles are OH- , CN-, NO2-, SH-, NH2-, OR- and RCOO-
Following are some examples:
Nucleophilic substitution may take place in two ways:
1. SN1 Mechanism
2. SN2 Mechanism