# [Answer] Which types of reactions are essentially opposites of one another?

###### Answer: Mon Apr 02 2001 14:30:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Which types of reactions are essentially opposites of one another?

A chemical reaction is a process that leads to the chemical transformation of one set of chemical substances to another . Classically chemical reactions encompass changes that only involve the positions of electrons in the forming and breaking of chemical …

The basic reaction types are: addition reactions elimination reactions substitution reactions pericyclic reactions rearrangement reactions and redox reactions . An example of a common reaction is a substitution reaction written as: Nu − + C-X → C-Nu + …

Tue Jan 28 2003 13:30:00 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time) · In chemistry an enantiomer (/ ɪ ˈ n æ n t i ə m ər ɛ- -t i oʊ-/ ə-NAN-tee-ə-mər; from Greek ἐνάντιος (enántios) ‘ opposite and μέρος (méros) ‘part’) (also named optical isomer antipode or optical antipode) is one of two stereoisomers that are mirror images of each other that are non-superposable (not identical) much as one s left and rig…