Problem: Select the products that result from the following reaction CH3CH2OH(l)+NaH(s)

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To predict the products that result from the following reaction CH3CH2OH(l) + NaH(s)


CH3CH2OH → alcohol

NaH(s) → strong base


Reaction of alcohol with strong base → alkoxide + Hydrogen gas

  • alkoxide → conj. base of alcohol
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Select the products that result from the following reaction CH3CH2OH(l)+NaH(s)

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