In an SN 1 reaction on chiral centres, there is :

  • Option 1)

    100% racemization

  • Option 2)

    inversion more than retention leading to partial racemization

  • Option 3)

    100% retention

  • Option 4)

    100% inversion

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in 

In SN1 reaction -

Racemisation take place

- wherein

Mixture of 50% dexro and 50% Laevo is called Racemic mixture.

 

 In SN^{1} inversion more than retention leading to partial recemization.


Option 1)

100% racemization

This is incorrect answer

Option 2)

inversion more than retention leading to partial racemization

This answer is correct

Option 3)

100% retention

This answer is incorrect

Option 4)

100% inversion

This answer is incorrect

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