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Williamson Ether Synthesis

Q. Ethylmethyl ether is synthesized by a reaction between an alkyl halide and an alkoxide. Show a complete mechanism.

Solved • Jun 12, 2019

Williamson Ether Synthesis

Q. Answer the following questions about the mechanism: 1. What nucleophiles are present in the reaction? 2. What electrophiles are present in the reaction? 3. Which nucleophile is most reactive? 4. Draw a curved-arrow mechanism for the following reaction. 5. Draw the pertinent transition state that leads to the product shown.

Solved • May 16, 2019

Williamson Ether Synthesis

Q. which compound will be the organic product after the following two steps?

Solved • Apr 26, 2019

Williamson Ether Synthesis

Q. Draw the major and minor product when the following alkyl halide is heated with sodium ethoxide in ethanol. You may neglect cis-trans isomerism of the products when answering this question.

Solved • Mar 21, 2019