Ch 6- Alkyl Halides. Structures and Properties. Halogen is connected to a tetrahedral carbon The carbon-halogen bond is polarized with the carbon having a partial positive charge and the halogen having a partial negative charge The size of the halogen increases as you move down the group
Rate = k [CH3Cl] [OH]
Substitution, nucleophilic, Unimolecular
The most important are:
- Is it a primary, secondary, tertiery alkyl halide?
- For bimolecular reactions only