Dolbier HW Solutions 307

Dolbier HW Solutions 307 - CHAPTER 16 ETHERS, EPOXIDES, AND...

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401 CHAPTER 16 ETHERS, EPOXIDES, AND SULFIDES SOLUTIONS TO TEXT PROBLEMS 16.1 ( b ) Oxirane is the IUPAC name for ethylene oxide. A chloromethyl group (ClCH 2 @ ) is attached to position 2 of the ring in 2-(chloromethyl)oxirane. This compound is more commonly known as epichlorohydrin. ( c ) Epoxides may be named by adding the preFx epoxy to the IUPAC name of a parent compound, specifying by number both atoms to which the oxygen is attached. 16.2 1,2-Epoxybutane and tetrahydrofuran both have the molecular formula C 4 H 8 O—that is, they are constitutional isomers—and so it is appropriate to compare their heats of combustion directly. Angle
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