Organic Reactions Substitution

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  • Substitution Reactions
    • Halogenation of Alkanes
      • 1. Initiation
        • Homolytic Fission - Cl being split by UV light to give Cl free radicals
      • 2. Propagation
        • Free radicals attacking
      • 3. Termination
        • Reactions take place to stop the chain reactions
    • Esterification
      • Formation of an ester
        • Reverse - Hydrolysis
      • Saponification - Base Hydrolysis of Esters
    • Is a chemical reaction in which an atom or group of atoms in a molecule is replaced by another atom or group of atoms


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