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Task: Answer the following question in the spaces below
a) For each of the following reactions draw the mechanism for SN2. [2]
b) Explain how you can prepare alcohols from halogenalkanes using SN1 and SN2 processes and the reverse.

c) Explain what is meant by the term dehydration. Identify a catalyst which could be used in the acid-catalysed dehydration of ethanol. Write an equation for the reaction which take place. (3)