Ch_322a_11.02

Ch_322a_11.02 - 2-methoxy pentane CH 3 OCH 2 CH 2 CH 2 OCH...

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Ethers Structure Ethers have the general structure where R and R' may be alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, or aryl. R-O-R' Examples CH 3 -O-CH 3 CH 2 =CH-O-CH 2 CH 3 O-CH 3
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Nomenclature of Ethers Common Names Simple ethers are named by giving the name of the alkyl groups in alphabetical order and adding " ether ." CH 3 -O-CH 3 dimethyl ether CH 3 -O-CH 2 CH 2 CH 3 methyl propyl ether CH 3 -O-CCH 3 CH 3 CH 3 tert-butyl methyl ether IUPAC Names Ethers may be name as alkoxy alkanes, alkoxy alkenes, and alkoxy arenes. CH 3 CHCH 2 CH 2 CH 3 OCH 3
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Unformatted text preview: 2-methoxy pentane CH 3 OCH 2 CH 2 CH 2 OCH 3 1,3-dimethoxy propane OCH 3 OCH 3 1,4-dimethoxy benzene (discussed later) Some Cyclic Ethers Common names are used with the simpler cyclic ethers. Systematic names use the prefix " oxa " with the cycloalkane name to indicate the replacement of a carbon with an oxygen atom. O O O oxirane oxacyclopropane ( "ethylene oxide" ) oxetane oxacyclobutane tetrahydrofuran oxacyclopentane...
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Ch_322a_11.02 - 2-methoxy pentane CH 3 OCH 2 CH 2 CH 2 OCH...

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