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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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- Summer '07
- Organic chemistry, Ether, oxirane, simpler cyclic ethers