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Organic Reactions

Reaction Mechanisms and Products

1) Write equations to show how the following equations could be accomplished: A) cyclohexene to Cyclohexane B) 2-Methylbutene to 3,3,4,4-tetramethylhexane 2) Given: CH2CH3 + CL2 -----> product A) The structure for the major product from the reactions is: B) Write equations to clearly show the expected mechanism for t


Provide the Mechanism when 50% Methanol/Water solution is used in simple distillation to extract the Methanol. Please outline the process in the appropriate structure form. Thank you for your time.

Alkane reaction problems

1) When chlorinated, an alkane, C6H14, gives only two products with the formula C6H13Cl. What is the structure of the alkane? 2) The reaction of lithium di-sec-butylcuprate with isopenyl bromide yields?

Synthetic sequences

Question: Give reagents that would result in the organic transformations illustrated. In each case name the functional group. Answer: Provides the expected reagents for each transformation. Please see the attached "Word" file for synthetic sequences. (Brainmass Problem 8)

What reagent can be used to add a substituent to a nitrobenzene ring?

I have a nitrobenzene ring which I need to add two substituents...COOCH3 in the meta (#4) position and Iodine in the "other" meta position (#6) (the second Carbon after the ester). The nitro group needs to be taken off as well. I can't seem to find any reference materials on what reagrents can be used. Can you please advise?

Synthesize Using Benzene

How can I synthesize 3-fluoroanisole using benzene and any other compounds containing 4 carbons or less (and any inorganic reagents you wish)?