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Why SN1 reactions are favoured by weak neutral lewis bases ?

Why SN1 reactions are favoured by weak neutral lewis bases ?
 
 
 

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Pankaj
askIITians Faculty 131 Points
7 years ago
SN1 is a two-step reaction and proceeds via formation of cation intermediate.
Weak neutral lewis bases, increase the stability of cation formed which increases the ease of reaction.

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