CHEM 263 - Exam II - June 13, 2005

CHEM 263 - Exam II - June 13, 2005 - a. b. 8. In principle,...

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Chemistry Department University of Alberta CHEM X63 Exam II Monday, June 13, 2005 1. Name the following compounds: a. b. 2. Complete the following partial structure of (S)-3-ethoxy-2-butanone: 3. What reagents would you use to effect five (5) of the following conversions? a. b.
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c. d. e. f. 4. Give the structure(s) of the principle organic products of five (5) of the following reactions: a.
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b. c. d. e. f. 5. Provide a synthetic pathway for two (2) of the following transformations: a.
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b. c. Do NOT use a Wittig reaction 6. Circle the strongest acid. 7. Propose mechanisms for the following reactions:
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Unformatted text preview: a. b. 8. In principle, the two reactions shown below could be used to prepare tert-butylmethyl ether (MTBE), a gasoline additive, via an S N 2 process. On closer examination, however, one of these reactions would clearly fail to produce the desired product. Which one would fail? Explain by means of a mechanism why it would fail. CHEM X6X Home Page | Facult Saint-Jean | University of Alberta | Chemistry Department This page is maintained by Dr. Ed Blackburn ( Ed.Blackburn@UAlberta.CA ), course instructor. Updated June 13, 2005...
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CHEM 263 - Exam II - June 13, 2005 - a. b. 8. In principle,...

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