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14.1- Haloalkanes


These compounds do not really occur naturally, but form the basis of many
synthetic compounds we use in everyday life.

They have an alkane skeleton with one or more halogen in place of hydrogen
atoms.





Naming:
Prefixes fluoro-, chloro-, bromo-, or iodo- tell us w…

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Explain the two factors that will effect how easily this breaks:

Bond polarity: The more polar the bond the easier it breaks. The
electron deficient carbon means that the electron rich reagents can
attack and break the bond.

So we can expect the reactivity trend to d…

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In a primary haloalkane the halogen is attached to a carbon that is
bonded to one other carbon.



In a secondary haloalkane the halogen is
attached to a carbon that is bonded to
two other carbons.









In a tertiary haloalkane the halogen is attached to a carbon…

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