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Microscale Organic Chemistry Lab Questions

1. Identify four moisture-protected reaction apparatus. I have identified 2 apparatus (Moisture-protected Claisen head with 3 or 5mL conical vial, arranged for syringe addition and magnetic stirring, and Moisture-protected water-jacketed condenser with 3 or 5mL conical vial, arranged for heating and magnet stirring). I may be


See attached file for full problem description. Draw the product of this reaction (after aqueous workup). In some cases, the starting material may be recovered unchanged.

True or False and Why?

State whether each of the following statements is true or false: A A mole of H2O weighs the same as a mole of SO2 B C2H6 is a saturated organic compound. C There is more than one compound with the formula C5H12. D In chemical reactions the total number of moles of pr

Michael & Aldol Condensation Reaction

We are preparing an a,b-unsaturated ketone via Michael and aldol condensation reactions. The reactants are trans-chalcone and ethyl acetoacetate (in ethanol and NaOH). This creates 6-ethoxycarbonyl-3,5-diphenyl-2-cyclohexenone. What I'm wondering is: Why is it possible to separate the product from sodium hydroxide using a

Multi-step synthesis from benzene

Propose a multi-step synthesis for the compound shown here with a minimum of steps starting from benzene and using any other organic and inorganic reagents. (see attachment for full description)

Williamson Ether Synthesis

Williamson ether synthesis is one of the popular methods to make ethers. How will you make ethoxybenzene using this method?

Organic Chemistry Problems

Organic Chemistry Problems The basicity of aromatic amines depends on the electron donation or electron withdrawing groups attached to the benzene ring, the more the number of electron donating group attached to the ring the more basic the compound will be. Nitration of toluene gives three products. The rearrangement products

Constructing a Nylon polymer molecule

Using this reaction sentence, how would you construct a portion of a Nylon polymer molecule consisting of 3 amine monomers and 2 organic chloride links? O O H H O O || || | |

Cesium Salts in Organic Synthesis

One of the many approaches to ester synthesis is the SN2 reaction of a carboxylate anion with an unhindered alkyl halide. For instance, the reaction of trans-4-methoxycinnamic acid to ethyl trans-4-methoxycinnamate (refer to attached document for mechanism of reaction). 1. Although the sodium salt of trans-4-methoxycinnamic

Organic Oxygen Compounds - Structural Formulas

How would you write a balanced chemical equation using structural formulas to show how acetic acid reacts weakly with water to transfer a proton and produce a hydronium and an acidic ion? What is the balanced reaction sentence using structural formulas to show how salicylic acid reacts with a 6 M NaOH base to form sodium sali

5 questions (L6)

20. Discuss what you would observe after elution and visualization of a TLC plate having made the following mistakes in carrying out the analysis. a. The solvent level in the developing jar was higher than the original line on which the samples were spotted. b. Too much sample was applied to the TLC plate. 14. Suggest a

4 questions (L6) Lab

13. What chemical tests might be used to distinguish between pentanal and 2- pentanone; between benzyl alcohol and diphenylmethanol? 17. The haloform reaction using 12 and NaOH is referred to as the "iodoform" test for methyl ketones. The test also gives positive results for compounds containing the -CH(OH)CH3 group. This

A compound, A, c6h8, yields a single organic product, B, upon ozonolysis and absorbs two moles of hydrogen on catalytic hydrogenation to give C. Further reaction of B with chromic acid converts B into carboxylic acid D. Give the structures of A,B,C,and D

A compound, A, c6h8, yields a single organic product, B, upon ozonolysis and absorbs two moles of hydrogen on catalytic hydrogenation to give C. Further reaction of B with chromic acid converts B into carboxylic acid D. Give the structures of A,B,C,and D

Organic Products and Reactions

What organic product(s) are formed when 1-methylcyclopentanol is heated in the presence of an acid catalyst? Write an equation for the oxidation of 2-propanethiol.

Organic reactions

Complete the following reactions h2so4 C-C-C=C + H2O ---------> ? | C can't figure that one out or this one ___ Fe C__/ __C + Br2 --------> ? ___/ (I think this is called a para dimethyl toulene) or is it called so

Organic Chemistry

Please verify my answers if I am wrong please correct me. Provide me with the correct answer. 5. 1. 2-bromopropane 2. 2-chloropropane 3. 2-propanol 4. 2-propanol 5. 1-Iodo-2-methylcyclopropane 6. 1,2-diblpropane 6. Heating the alcohol shown produces 1, 2 - dimethylcyclohexene. Please verify that I am correct. PLEAS

Detailed synthesis of aromatic organic compounds

I have to perform two synthesises of the compounds shown in the attatchment. I have to use the following starting materials as sources of carbon: benzene, acetylene, diidomethane, carbon dioxide, sodium cyanide, and any monofunctional alcohol with three carbons or less. What are some good suggestions as to the methods/routes I s

Organic Chemistry

1.5 The alkene structure that upon ozonolysis-reduction yields CH3COCH3 + CH3CH2CHO is a. CH3CH2CH2CH2CH=CH2 b. (CH3)2 C = C(CH3)2 c. (CH3)2CH2CH=CHCH3 d. (CH3)2C=CHCH2CH3 1.6 The best reagent to use to obtain 2-methyl-1-cyclohexanol from 1-methyl-1-cyclohexene is a. H20 plus dilute acid b. O3 follo

Organic Chemistry

1. Which of the following intermediates is believed to occur in the mechanism by which alkenes are hydrated in the presence of acid? a. carbocation b. free radical c. carbanion d. carbene 2. HBr can be added to an alkene in the presence of peroxides (ROOR). What function does the peroxide serve in this react

Rate of Reaction Steps

Consider the Reaction If the concentration is tripled, the reaction rate triples. If the concentration of CH3CH2OH is doubles, the rate stays the same. Write a rate expression for this reaction and show the mechanism to explain this information. Include a discussion of reaction intermediate stability. Predict the E2 produ

isobutylene Products and Mechanism

When isobutylene (CH3 - C=CH2) is treated with acid, two products result: 2, 4, 4-trimethyl-2-pentene and 2,4,4-trimethyl-1-pentene. Draw the products and show a mechanism to account for them.

Organic Chemistry

Design a synthesis for the following product. Use the starting materials that are indicated and any other reagents that you might need. a. 2-propanol (CH3CHOHCH3) from propane 1. Calculate the degree of unsaturation in C4H6 and draw at least 4 isomers with this formula. 2. Explain why dichloroethene has a boiling point of

Organic Chemistry - Molecular Dipole, Nucleophile

4. For each pair of compounds below, indicate the more reactive in the type of mechanism specified. Briefly state why. a. S(superscript)B2 (superscript): (CH3)3CCH2Br vs CH3CH2CHBrCH2CH3 b. El: CH3CHICH3 vs. CH3CHCLCH3 c. S(superscript)B1 (superscript): tert-butychloride solvolysis in 70% water - 30% acetone vs in 50 % wat