Richard Morris Lab 3

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Richard Morris Results: 1. Theoretical yield: .16 moles * 96.2g/mole = 15.4g 2. Percent yield of methylcyclohexenes from 2-methylcyclohexanol – 61% Percent yield of methylcyclohexenes from 4-methylcyclohaxanol – 60% 3. 2-Methylcyclohexanol - Boiling occurred initially at 103 ºC and rose to 110 ºC – continued to boil at 110 ºC until distillation was complete. 4-Methylcyclohexanol - Boiling occurred initially at 104 ºC and rose to 111 ºC – temperature dropped off rapidly at end of distillation. 4. Products from 2-methylcyclohexanol 1 st Fraction 3-methylcyclohexene – 9.6% 1-methylcyclohexene – 65.8% Contaminating alcohol: 2-methylcyclohexanol – 13.2 2 nd Fraction 3-methylcyclohexene – 27.5% 1-methylcyclohexene – 42.4% Methylenecyclohexane – 5.5% Contaminating alcohols: 2-methylcyclohexanol – 17.4% 4-methylcyclohexanol – 2.5% Products from 4-methylcyclohexanol 1 st Fraction 1-methylcyclohexene – 5.4% 4-methylcyclohexene – 74.4% Contaminating alcohol: 4-methylcyclohexanol – 13.8% 2 nd Fraction 1-methylcyclohexene – 15.2% 4-methylcyclohexene – 72.7% Contaminating alcohol: 4-methylcyclohexanol – 5.7% Discussion: 1. Methylcyclohexanol can be dehydrated to form a mixture of alkene products. If the
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course CH 237 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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