Practice Exam Final pg. 9

Practice Exam Final pg. 9 - A has formed, what is the...

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Name ___________________________ 9 8. The concepts learned in class can be used to elucidate the mechanism of the pinacol rearrangement (shown below). a) What is the role of H 2 SO 4 in the reactions of alcohols? What is the first intermediate ( A )? b) After intermediate
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Unformatted text preview: A has formed, what is the effect on the hydroxyl group? What must intermediate B be? c) Intermediate B undergoes a rearrangement to generate intermediate C . Why does this rearrangement occur? What is intermediate C ?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course CHM 2210 taught by Professor Reynolds during the Spring '01 term at University of Florida.

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