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Student Email Questions for Exam 3 – CHEM 3053 Shirtcliff I have a couple of questions to ask you concerning chapter six. 1. For clarity, does the stuff above the arrow mean what you are going to react the substrate with ( the nucleophile) and on the bottom of the arrow that is the product you are going to end up with? 2. When you have a reaction like problem 6.29J, does that mean you're reacting with MeO? 3. In problem 6.28 is there anyway to know where to start to get the desired product? For example, in problem 6.28A. The final product is butyl sec-butyl ether. In the answer booklet they start with 2-butanol. I just don't understand how they knew to start with that first. Answer:
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Student Email Questions for Exam 3 – CHEM 3053 Shirtcliff On page 258 of our textbook it talks about nucleophilicity and which ones are stronger. When each group has the same nucleophilic atom it parallels basicity. I understand this but I do not understand how you know which one is more basic. Is there a way to figure out which one is more basic or do we just need to memorize the list shown in the book? Thanks. The basicity goes by pka. The lower the pka of the acid (the stronger the acid) the lower the basicity of the
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This note was uploaded on 12/22/2011 for the course CHEM 3053 taught by Professor Laurashirtcliff during the Fall '11 term at Oklahoma State.

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