Quiz Claisen-Schmidt Rxn Chem 236

Quiz Claisen-Schmidt Rxn Chem 236 - C H 3 C C H 3 O O H O H...

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Turn the page over for more questions on the other side of the paper Quiz Name:____________________________ The Claisen-Schmidt Reaction. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. [ 2 points ] In this experiment, you will perform a reaction between benzaldehyde and acetone in the presence of a strong base, NaOH, to produce the dibenzalacetone. Give a product of the following chemical equation of the reaction and make sure to balance the equation. H O C H 3 CH 3 O NaOH + 2. [3 points] Give the structures of intermediates and products for the following mechanism.
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Unformatted text preview: C H 3 C C H 3 O O H O H 2 H O O C H 3 O O H 2 O H + + Turn the page over for more questions on the other side of the paper 3. [ 3 points ] What chemicals are needed in the Claisen-Schmidt Reaction? Check all that used in this reaction. ___ Water ___ HCl. ___ Ethanol ___ Sulfuric acid ___ NaOH ___ Benzene ___ Dibenzalacetone ___ Sodium dichromate dihydrate 4. [ 2 points ] The directions tell you to react a 58 mg of acetone (MW= 58 mg/mmol) with a 212 mg of benzaldehyde (MW= 106 mg/mmol) in the presence of 10% NaOH (~ 2.8M). Which is the limiting reagent? Why?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2010 for the course CHEM 234 taught by Professor Jhonpenn during the Spring '08 term at West Virginia State University.

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Quiz Claisen-Schmidt Rxn Chem 236 - C H 3 C C H 3 O O H O H...

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