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Ch. 1 - A Review of General Chemistry
Ch. 2 - Molecular Representations
Ch. 3 - Acids and Bases
Ch. 4 - Alkanes and Cycloalkanes
Ch. 5 - Chirality
Ch. 6 - Thermodynamics and Kinetics
Ch. 7 - Substitution Reactions
Ch. 8 - Elimination Reactions
Ch. 9 - Alkenes and Alkynes
Ch. 10 - Addition Reactions
Ch. 11 - Radical Reactions
Ch. 12 - Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides and Thiols
Ch. 13 - Alcohols and Carbonyl Compounds
Ch. 14 - Synthetic Techniques
Ch. 15 - Analytical Techniques: IR, NMR, Mass Spect
Ch. 16 - Conjugated Systems
Ch. 17 - Aromaticity
Ch. 18 - Reactions of Aromatics: EAS and Beyond
Ch. 19 - Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic Addition
Ch. 20 - Carboxylic Acid Derivatives: NAS
Ch. 21 - Enolate Chemistry: Reactions at the Alpha-Carbon
Ch. 22 - Condensation Chemistry
Ch. 23 - Amines
Ch. 24 - Carbohydrates
Ch. 25 - Phenols
Ch. 26 - Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
Sections
Conjugation Chemistry
Stability of Conjugated Intermediates
Allylic Halogenation
Conjugated Hydrohalogenation (1,2 vs 1,4 addition)
Diels-Alder Reaction
Diels-Alder Forming Bridged Products
Diels-Alder Retrosynthesis
Molecular Orbital Theory
Drawing Atomic Orbitals
Drawing Molecular Orbitals
HOMO LUMO
Orbital Diagram: 3-atoms- Allylic Ions
Orbital Diagram: 4-atoms- 1,3-butadiene
Orbital Diagram: 5-atoms- Allylic Ions
Orbital Diagram: 6-atoms- 1,3,5-hexatriene
Orbital Diagram: Excited States
Pericyclic Reaction
Thermal Cycloaddition Reactions
Photochemical Cycloaddition Reactions
Thermal Electrocyclic Reactions
Photochemical Electrocyclic Reactions
Cumulative Electrocyclic Problems
Sigmatropic Rearrangement
Cope Rearrangement
Claisen Rearrangement
Additional Practice
Conjugated Halogenation
Diels-Alder Inductive Effects
Diels-Alder Regiospecficity
Diels-Alder Asymmetric Induction
Diels-Alder Synthesis
Allylic SN1 and SN2
Cumulative Orbital Diagram Problems
Cumulative Cycloaddition Reactions
Cumulative Sigmatropic Problems
UV-Vis Spect Basics
UV-Vis Spect Beer's Law
Molecular Electronic Transition Therory
Woodward-Fieser Rules
Additional Guides
Diene

The Diels-Alder reaction is a heat-catalyzed, reversible pericylic reaction between a conjugated 1,3-diene and a dienophile

Concept #1: General Features

Additional Problems
This is an example of a ____________ reaction. A) Electrophilic Addition B) Nucleophilic Substitution C) Woodward-Hoffman D) Diels-Alder E) None Of These
What is the product of the following Diels-Alder cycloaddition reaction: A) I B) II C) III D) IV E) None of these
Predict the major product for each of the following reactions by paying attention to region- and stereochemistry where appropriate.  
Predict the major product for the Diels-Alder reaction given below. 
Each of the following dienes does not react in a Diels Alder reaction.  Explain why for each case.
Two constitutional isomers of molecular formula C8H12O are formed in the following reaction. Ignoring stereochemistry, suggest reasonable structures for these Diels-Alder adducts.
The compound shown undergoes an intramolecular Diels—Alder reaction at room temperature. What is the structure of the product? (No need to show stereochemistry)  
Under which set of conditions is the reaction shown (below) best carried out? A) 6 M H2SO4 B) 6 M NaOH C) heating in hexane D) exposing to UV light in hexane
Which of the following compounds will react as a diene in a Diels-Alder reaction?
Which of the following compounds is an isolated diene?
Circle the compound below that is  not  capable of acting as the diene in a typical Diels-Alder reaction.
Predict the major product for each of the following reactions by paying attention to regio- and stereochemistry where appropriate.
The dienophile in the reaction is _____:
The diene in the reaction is _____:
Predict the product of the following reactions showing stereochemistry where appropriate:
Predict the product of the reaction below:
Predict the product of the reaction below:
Predict the product of the reaction below:
Show how the following compound could be prepared in a two-step synthesis in which the first step involves a Diels-Alder reaction between an appropriate diene and dienophile.
Predict the product(s) of the following Diels-Alder reaction:
Predict the product(s) of the following Diels-Alder reaction:
The following two dienes (H) and (I) do not effectively participate in Diels-Alder reactions. Why is this so?
Predict the product for the following Diels-Alder reaction. (a) I(b) II(c) III(d) IV(e) none of these
Which of the following dienes can undergo the Diels-Alder reaction? (a) I(b) II(c) III(d) IV(e) None of the these
Draw the correct product for the following Diels- Alder reaction:
Assume that the alkene reacts with the diene in a Diels-Alder reaction. 
Draw a structural formula for the product this Diels-Alder reaction, including all stereoisomers of the product.
Give the major organic product for the reaction.
Draw a structural formula for the product of this Diels-Alder reaction, including all stereoisomers of the product. Use the wedge/hash bond tools to indicate stereochemistry.
Draw a structural formula for the product of this Diels-Alder reaction, including all stereoisomers of the product. Use the wedge/hash bond tools to indicate stereochemistry. If a group is a chiral, do not use wedged or hashed bonds on it. Draw one structure per sketcher. Add additional sketchers using the drop-down menu in the bottom right corner. Separate multiple products using the +sign from the drop-down menu.
Draw the correct product for the following Diels-Alder reaction: