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please give the order of halide ions in terms of nucleophilic strength & basic strength in various media.

please give the order of halide ions in terms of nucleophilic strength & basic strength in various media.

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SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
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11 years ago

Dear student,

In Polar protic solvents (water, alcohol, etc) nucleophilicity increases as you go down the periodic table. This trend is however revered in polar aprotic solvents and Fluoride would be your most potent nucleophile.

 

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