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Dolbier HW Solutions 303 - 397 ALCOHOLS DIOLS AND THIOLS...

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ALCOHOLS, DIOLS, AND THIOLS 397 A-8. Using any necessary organic or inorganic reagents, outline a scheme for each of the follow- ing conversions. PART B B-1. Ethanethiol (CH 3 CH 2 SH) is a gas at room temperature, but ethanol is a liquid. The reason for this is ( a ) The C @ S @ H bonds in ethanethiol are linear. ( b ) The C @ O @ H bonds in ethanol are linear. ( c ) Ethanol has a lower molecular weight. ( d ) Ethanethiol has a higher boiling point. ( e ) Ethanethiol is less polar. B-2. Which of the following would yield a secondary alcohol after the indicated reaction, followed by hydrolysis if necessary? ( a ) LiAlH 4 a ketone ( b ) CH 3 CH 2 MgBr an aldehyde ( c ) 2-Butene
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