Dec '13
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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    Acid- and base-catalyzed substitution reactions of alcohols differ primarily in that:

     

    A

    acid-catalyzed reactions make better nucleophiles while base-catalyzed reactions make better leaving groups.

    B

    acid-catalyzed reactions make better electrophiles while base-catalyzed reactions make better leaving groups

    C

    acid-catalyzed reactions make better leaving groups while base-catalyzed reactions make better electrophiles.

    D

    acid-catalyzed reactions make better leaving groups while base-catalyzed reactions make better nucleophiles.




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