Organohalide Reactions

The following organic halide derivatives (A through J) are reacted in ethanol solution with each of the nucleophiles: acetate, methylthiolate, cyanide and hydroxide anions. Six possible results from these combinations of reactants are designated 1 through 6 below.
Enter the number corresponding to your best estimate of the outcome of each reaction in the appropriate answer box below.

Possible Outcomes

1.   No Reaction

2.   Substitution

3.   Elimination

4.   Substitution & Elimination

5.   No Reaction or Slow Substitution

6.   No Reaction or Slow Elimination

Compound:A BC DE FG HI J Answer Evaluation

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