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Chem 239A Summer, 2007 Quiz #5 Prof. Sasaki _____________________________________________________________________ 1. When 2,4,6-trinitroanisole is treated with sodium ethoxide, a product of formula C 9 H 10 O 8 N 3 - Na + is formed. A product of the same formula is formed by the treatment of trinitrophenetole with sodium methoxide. When treated with acid, both products give the same mixture of trinitroanisole and trinitrophenetole. What structure (or structures) would you assign to these products?
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Unformatted text preview: OCH 3 NO 2 NO 2 O 2 N OCH 2 CH 3 NO 2 NO 2 O 2 N trinitroanisole trinitrophenetole 2. Suggest a reasonable mechanism for the following reaction. F OCH 2 CH 2 OH F F F F K 2 CO 3 heat F F F F O O 3. Anthracene reacts with chlorobenzene in liquid ammonia in the presence of NaNH 2 to give triptycene. Provide a mechanism and a structure for triptycene. Cl liq. NH 3 NaNH 2 triptycene + anthracene The encircled diene is the most reactive in anthracene....
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