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Reaction of 2-chlorohexane

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1. Tell what products you expect and by what mechanism they are formed for each of the following reactions:
a. 2-chlorohexane + ethanol
b. 2-chlorohexane + sodium ethoxide (in ethanol)
c. 2-chlorohexane + sodium hydrosulfide

2. Give the structures of all possible products when 2-chlorobutane reacts by the E-2 mechanism.

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Solution Summary

The reactions of 2-chlorohexane with ethanol, sodium ethoxide and sodium hydrosulfide are outlined along with E2 mechanisms.