10.8      In the following pairs of halogen compounds, which compound undergoes faster S_{N}1 reaction?

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In S_{N}1 reactions, we see the formation of carbocation and this is the rate determining step for these kinds of reactions.So the compound having more stable carbocation will react faster. Hence 2-Chloroheptane will react faster than 1- Chlorohexane.

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