For which reaction mechanisms—SN1, SN2, E1, or E2—are each of the following statements true? A statement may be true for one or more mechanisms.a. The mechanism involves carbocation intermediates.b. The mechanism has two steps.c. The reaction rate increases with better leaving groups.d. The reaction rate increases when the solvent is changed from CH3OH to (CH3)2SO.e. The reaction rate depends on the concentration of the alkyl halide only.f. The mechanism is concerted.g. The reaction of CH3CH2Br with NaOH occurs by this mechanism.h. Racemization at a stereogenic center occurs.i. Tertiary (3°) alkyl halides react faster than 2° or 1° alkyl halides.j. The reaction follows a second-order rate equation.

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For which reaction mechanisms—SN1, SN2, E1, or E2—are each of the following statements true? A statement may be true for one or more mechanisms.
a. The mechanism involves carbocation intermediates.
b. The mechanism has two steps.
c. The reaction rate increases with better leaving groups.
d. The reaction rate increases when the solvent is changed from CH3OH to (CH3)2SO.
e. The reaction rate depends on the concentration of the alkyl halide only.
f. The mechanism is concerted.
g. The reaction of CH3CH2Br with NaOH occurs by this mechanism.
h. Racemization at a stereogenic center occurs.
i. Tertiary (3°) alkyl halides react faster than 2° or 1° alkyl halides.
j. The reaction follows a second-order rate equation.

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