Assignment_2_SN2_elimination

Assignment_2_SN2_elimination - ? 2 6. Use arrow notation to...

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1 CHM 2120 – Assignment #2 In this assignment: - Separation of organic compounds using acid/base techniques - Acids/Bases - S N 2, S N 1 - E2, E1 1. How would you separate the following mixtures of compounds by extraction? a. Octan-1-ol and octan-1-amine b. Hexanoic acid from nitrobenzene c. 2. Which of the following is the strongest, and which is the weakest base? a) CH 3 CH 2 O - b ) CH 3 CH 2 OH; c) CH 3 CH 2 S - d) CH 3 CH 2 CO 2 - e ) CH 3 CH 2 NH 2 3. Which of the following is the strongest, and which is the weakest nucleophile? a) CH 3 CH 2 O - b ) CH 3 CH 2 OH; c) CH 3 CH 2 S - d) CH 3 CH 2 CO 2 - e ) CH 3 CH 2 NH 2 4. Which of the following will react most rapidly with NaCN in ethanol to give a substitution product? Give the structure of the product . 5. Which of the following will react most rapidly with Na (+) (-) S-CH
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Unformatted text preview: ? 2 6. Use arrow notation to show the mechanisms of the following reactions. Use your mechanism to predict the product of the reaction. Identify the nucleophile, its nucleophilic atom, the carbon of the electrophile and the leaving group. 3 7. Rank the following pairs of compounds in order of increasing S N 2 reactivity and explain your choices. 8. Predict the major product of elimination for the following compounds and give a mechanism for each transformation. 4 9. Show how each of the following transformations could be achieved. Give reagents and solvents. You may have to use more than one reaction to do some of these. 10. Give a mechanism and the product for each of the following transformations: 5 11. Explain the following result:...
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