Chapter 10 Su09SC - Organic Chemistry 5th Edition Paula...

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Chapter 10 Reactions of Alcohols, Amines, Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfur- containing Compounds Organic Chemistry 5 th Edition Paula Yurkanis Bruice
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Alkyl Halides and Alcohols Evaluate the following reactions. Which one is more likely to occur and why? OH Br DMSO + Br OH + OH Br DMSO + Br OH + Section 10.1
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Reactions of Alcohols OH is not a great leaving group, but you can convert it into something that is a good leaving group. By doing this, we will see how alcohols can participate in substitution and elimination reactions.
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Add Acid By reacting an alcohol with a hydrogen halide, you can convert the alcohol to an alkyl halide. OH HI Δ I + H 2 O OH HBr Δ Br +H 2 O OH HCl Cl + H 2 O Section 10.1
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Use of ZnCl 2 In protic solvents, zinc chloride is used to convert primary alcohols to alkyl chlorides. What is the role of ZnCl 2 ? OH ZnCl 2 Δ Cl + H 2 O + HCl Section 10.1
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Other ways… There are other ways to convert alcohols to alkyl halides. Phosphorous tribromide PBr 3 Thionyl chloride SOCl 2 There are other ways to make alcohols better leaving groups.
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Chapter 10 Su09SC - Organic Chemistry 5th Edition Paula...

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