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Are you having problems understanding the learning unit Answers to the Exercises "SN/E Competition"? Perhaps you are lacking the following basics / background:

SN/E Competition (overall)Level 390 min.

ChemistryOrganic ChemistrySubstitution Reactions

First, this learning unit describes the mechanistic reasons for the competition of elimination and nucleophilic substitution. Then, the different parameters that influence the SN2/E2 competition as well as the SN1/E1 competition are discussed. After working through the learning unit, one should be able to predict, depending on given parameters, the predominant mechanism of a reaction or to choose the parameters of a reaction, so that a mechanism desired actually mainly occurs, respectively.