Examples of E1 reactions with carbocation rearrangements including methyl and hydride shifts.
Mechanism and rate law for E1 reactions. Using pKa values to determine leaving group ability.
How to name alkenes, including substituted and cyclic alkenes.
Mechanism and rate law for Sn1 reactions.
How solvent can affect whether a reaction goes through an Sn1 or Sn2 mechanism.
The mechanism, rate law, and stereochemistry of Sn2 reactions. How the sterics of the alkyl halide affect the reaction rate.
Stereoselectivity of E2 reactions. Using Newman projections and 3D models to show antiperiplanar requirement.
Stereoselectivity of E1 reactions to favor more stable Zaitsev product.
Examples of using hydride and methyl shifts to form more stable carbocation.