Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Williamson Ether Synthesis Practice Problems Solution: Which compound will be the organic product after t...

Solution: Which compound will be the organic product after the following two steps? 

Problem

Which compound will be the organic product after the following two steps?

 

Solution

We’re being asked to draw the product for the given reaction sequence.



Recall that ethers can be formed via Williamson ether synthesis:



This follows an SN2 mechanism so only methyl and 1˚ alkyl halides will undergo this reaction.


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Williamson Ether Synthesis

Williamson Ether Synthesis

Q. Predict the product. 

Solved • Tue Apr 19 2016 14:54:35 GMT-0400 (EDT)