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5.E: Organic Chemical Reactions (Exercises)

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    Additional Exercises 

    1.  What would be the ultimate organic product if CH3CH2CH2OH were to react with a solution of K2Cr2O7?
       
    2. What would be the major organic product if CH3CH2CHOHCH2CH3 were to react with a solution of K2Cr2O7?
       
    3. What alcohol is produced in the reduction of propanal (CH3CH2CHO)?
       

    4.  Complete each equation.

      1. reaction.png 
         

      2. reaction 4.png
         

      3. halogenation reaction 2.png 

     

    1. Write an equation for the oxidation of each alcohol. Use [O] above the arrow to indicate an oxidizing agent. If no reaction occurs, write “no reaction” after the arrow.


      1.  CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2OH

      2. From left to right, there are four carbons on the alkane straight chain with a methyl and hydroxyl group on carbon 2.


      3. From left to right, there are six carbons on the alkane straight chain with a hydroxyl group on carbon 2.
         

    2.  Write the equation for the reaction of acetic acid with each compound.

      1. ethanol

      2. 1-butanol in the presence of a mineral acid catalyst

         

    3. How do acidic hydrolysis and basic hydrolysis of an ester differ in terms of

      1. products obtained?
      2. the extent of reaction?
         
    4. Write an equation for the acid-catalyzed hydrolysis of ethyl acetate.
       

    5. Write the condensed structural formulas and names of the two compounds from which pentanamide is formed.
       

    6. Complete the following equation.2a.jpg


       

    Answers

    1.  CH3CH2COOH

     

    1.  CH3CH2CH2OH

     

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      1. Ex 4 Sol 1.jpg

      2. Ex 4 Sol 2.jpg
         

      3. Ex 4 Sol 3.jpg

     

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      1. acidic hydrolysis: carboxylic acid + alcohol; basic hydrolysis: carboxylate salt + alcohol
      2. basic hydrolysis: completion; acidic hydrolysis: incomplete reaction

     

    1. CH3CH2CH2CH2COOH (pentanoic acid) and NH3 (ammonia)

     


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