234-PS8 - C HEM 234 PS #8 Name: Answer the following...

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CHEM 234 –PS #8 Name: Answer the following questions on separate paper. There is NOT enough room here for proper answers. 1. Heating the following alcohol in concentrated sulfuric acid yields a mixture of two alkenes in an 85:15 ratio. Predict the structures of those products. OH H 2 SO 4 2. Provide a mechanism for the formation of the major product for the acid-catalyzed dehydration of the following alcohol: H 3 CH 2 CC H 2 CH 3 OH H 2 SO 4 3. Predict all of the alkene products of the following reaction. Indicate the major product. Provide a mechanism for the formation of the major product. OH Conc. H 2 SO 4 4. Explain why the indicated product is formed almost exclusively. Show relevant structures to explain. Br 2 H 2 O OH Br Product Br OH NOT formed
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5. Give the major product of each reaction step and the mechanism of each reaction step. O OH Cl NaNH 2 (3 equivalents) Br Br 2 CCl 4 mineral oil 110-160ºC 6. Complete the following reactions by drawing structures of the products.
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234-PS8 - C HEM 234 PS #8 Name: Answer the following...

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