The organic chloro compound, which shows complete stereochemical inversion during a S_N2 reaction, is

  • Option 1)

    CH_3Cl

  • Option 2)

    (C_2H_5)_2CHCl

  • Option 3)

    (CH_3)_3CCl

  • Option 4)

    (CH_3)_2CHCl

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in 

SN2 Substitution Nucleophilic bimolecular -

These reactions proceed in only one step.

 

 The only carbon atom in CH_3Cl undergoes inversion there by giving us complete stereochemical inversion in the S_{N}2 reaction.


Option 1)

CH_3Cl

Correct

Option 2)

(C_2H_5)_2CHCl

Incorrect

Option 3)

(CH_3)_3CCl

Incorrect

Option 4)

(CH_3)_2CHCl

Incorrect

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