Problem: Predict the product for the following reaction.2 CH3CH2CH2OH + H2SO4 (140° C)A) propeneB) diethyl etherC) 1-hexanolD) 1-propoxypropane

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We are asked to predict the product for the following reaction.

2 CH3CH2CH2OH + H2SO(140° C)


2 Alcohols + Acid → Alcohol Condensation → Ether


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Predict the product for the following reaction.

2 CH3CH2CH2OH + H2SO(140° C)

A) propene

B) diethyl ether

C) 1-hexanol

D) 1-propoxypropane

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