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Which of the following compounds will give racemic mixture of nucleophilic substitution by OH ion?
(i) CH3CH|C2H5Br
(ii) CH3Br|C|C2H5CH3
(iii) CH3CH|C2H5CH2Br

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(I)
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(I), (II), (III)
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(II), (III)
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(I), (III)
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Solution

The correct option is A (I)
To exhibits racemic mixture the compound should contain at least one chiral carbon in the compound.
Chiral carbon is an asymmetric carbon that is attached to four different types of atoms or group of atoms.
But all other compound didn't have at least one chiral.

Option A correct.

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