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  • SN2 Reaction (702 KB) Ch 3, pg 92
  • SN1 Reaction (1.63 MB) Ch 3, pg 99
  • Catalytic Hydrogenation of an Alkene (965 KB) Ch 6, pg 191
  • Addition of HX to an Alkene (597 KB) Ch 6, pg 194
  • Bromination of an Alkene (588 KB) Ch 6, pg 201
  • Dehydration of an Alcohol (1.10 MB) Ch 6, pg 209
  • E1 Reaction (560 KB) Ch 6, pg 211
  • E2 Reaction (457 KB) Ch 6, pg 215
  • Aromatic electrophilic substitution (Chlorination of Benzene) (1.03 MB) Ch 9, pg 278
  • Chlorination of Methane (360 KB)Ch 10, pg 335
  • Carbonyl addition (addition of cyanide to an aldehyde) (766 KB) Ch 13, pg 461
  • Nucleophilic acyl substitution (acid chloride with ammonia) (1.04 MB) Ch 15, pg 530

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