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O oh d o oh acid catalyzed addition of alcohols

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Unformatted text preview: Due Friday February 3rd, 2012 3. Draw possible starting materials used to make the ethers below assuming that the products were made through the routes given. Williamson Ether Synthesis a. O Na O Br b. O O Na I Acid Catalyzed Dehydration c. O OH d. O OH Acid Catalyzed Addition of Alcohols to Alkenes e. HO O f. O HO 5 Sessler CH310N Homework Problem Set 2 Due Friday February 3rd, 2012 4. Draw the mechanism for the chromic acid oxidation of ethanol to acetic acid. An intermediate of the mechanism is acetaldehyde, which is drawn in the brackets. OH O O H2CrO4 H2O OH H O HO Cr OH O OH H2O H3O H H O H2O H O O H3O Cr OH HO OH KEY STEP! Most of this mechanism involves manipulation of proton transfers... which there are several ways in which these can happen. The key ste...
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