2 obtain a melting point for your product 3 obtain an

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Unformatted text preview: n a melting point for your product. 3. Obtain an infrared spectrum of your product. 4. After obtaining your data, you will obtain the data from a student who used the other alcohol and compare the results. Waste Disposal: Products: Organic Waste bottle. Filtrates from Synthesis and Recrystallization: Organic Waste bottle. Sodium bicarbonate rinsings: Flush down the sink. Questions: 1. In the disubstitution reaction of 2-methyl-2-butanol or DL-3-methyl-2-butanol with 1,4-dimethoxybenzene, formation of the new carbon-carbon bonds could result in two isomers around the benzene ring. What are the roles of o,m,p-directing effects and steric effects that cause only one isomer to be formed in the reaction? 2. Did the two reactions result in different products? 3. Propose a reasonable mechanism to account for the formation of the product from each reaction....
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