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The bulky t-butyl function hold the 4° ammonium ion equatorial, which makes it susceptible to nucleophilic substitution. (A diaxial geometry is required for elimination.) The reaction gives 100% yield of Sn2 pathway product.

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trans (4-tertiary Butylcyclohexyl) trimethyl ammonium ion     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Elimination vs Substitution
Substitution: Concerted
Substitution: Nucleophilic Second Order

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