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14.13: Additional Exercises

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  • Industrial Synthesis of Ethers using Bimolecular Condensation

    15-1 Give the final product of the following reaction.

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    15-2 Draw the mechanism for the reaction in the previous problem, 15-1.

    Synthesis of Ethers by Alkoxymercuration-Demercuration

    15-3 Predict the product of the following reaction and give its correct IUPAC nomenclature.

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    15-4 Propose a route of synthesis (that includes an alkoxymercuration-demercuration reaction) for the following ether starting with a carbon molecule containing no more than 3 carbons.

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    15-5 Predict the products of the following reactions.

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    15-6 Give the final product for the following reaction.

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    Cleavage of Ethers

    15-7 Choose the correct IUPAC name for the product of the following reaction.

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    a) Butan-1-ol

    b) 1-iodobutane

    c) 1,4-diiodobutane

    d) 2-iodooxolane

    Synthesis of Epoxides

    15-8 Choose the correct IUPAC nomenclature of the product of the following reaction and provide its structure.

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    a) 2,2-dimethyl-3-(propan-2-yl)oxirane

    b) 2,4-dimethylpentan-2-ol

    c) 2,4-dimethylpent-2-en-3-ol

    d) 2-methyl-2-(2-methylpropyl)oxirane

    15-9 Predict the products of the following reactions.

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    15-10 Predict the product of the following reaction. Be sure to include proper stereochemistry.

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    Reactions of Epoxides

    15-11 Provide the structure of the product of the following reaction. Be sure to include proper stereochemistry.

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    15-12 Predict the product of the following reaction.

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    15-13 Suggest the structure of the starting brominated molecule that was used in the following reaction to make the final product.

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    15-14 Provide the final products of the following reactions.

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    15-15 Provide the final product of the following reaction.

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    15-16 Choose the correct product of the following reaction.

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    15-17 Suggest a route of synthesis (that includes an epoxide intermediate) for the following compound, starting with ethane and using any other necessary reagents.

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    15-18 Predict the products of the following reactions. Be sure to include stereochemistry where applicable.

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    Reactions of Epoxides with Grignard and Organolithium Reagents

    15-19 Predict the product of the following reaction and give the proper IUPAC nomenclature.

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    15-20 Predict the product of the following reaction.

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    15-21 Choose the correct IUPAC nomenclature of a product of the following reaction.

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    a) heptan-4-one

    b) heptan-3-one

    c) 3-aminoheptan-3-ol

    d) (3Z)-hept-3-en-3-ol