Quiz 11b - intermediates (I, II, III, etc.). reaction: CH 3...

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CH 3 CH 2 - -O-H CH 3 CH 2 -O-H H CH 3 CH 2 -O-H CH 3 CH 2 -O-CH 2 CH 3 H CH 3 CH 2 -O-CH 2 CH 3 H-O-H + + _ MAD ORG. CHEM. MIN. # 11 LAST NAME___________________ FIRST NAME_____________________ SS#_____________________ CIRCLE CLASS TIME: 10AM 5:30PM 1. An industrial synthesis of diethyl ether involves the high temperature, acid catalyzed condensation of two ethanol molecules. This process is shown below. Draw all of the transition states and label the
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Unformatted text preview: intermediates (I, II, III, etc.). reaction: CH 3 CH 2 OH + CH 3 CH 2 OH CH 3 CH 2 OCH 2 CH 3 + H 2 O mechanism: + H 2 SO 4 H--OSO 3 H OSO 3 H Assuming that this process is exothermic overall, and that step 2 is the rate determining step and step 1 is faster than step 3, draw an enerygy profile for this process....
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