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Practice Exam 5 (9/30/09) (10 pts) I. Predict the major product(s) for the following reactions and show the stereochemistry if any. Br CH 3 COO room temperature (10 pts) MeOH 25 °C Me Cl (10 pts) NaOH 25 °C ( R )-2-chlorobutane (15 pts) II. In elimination reactions, t -butyl chloride reacts faster than isobutyl chloride. The difference in reactivities is accounted for by the stabilities of the incipient carbocations. Explain why the carbocation formed from t -butyl chloride is more stable than the one from isobutyl chloride. Cl Cl tertiary: more stable primary; less stable KO t Bu KO t Bu
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III. Draw the major product from each reaction, with appropriate stereochemistry. In
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