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(a) Show how ethanol and cyclohexanol may be used to

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Problem 34SP

(a) Show how ethanol and cyclohexanol may be used to synthesize cyclohexyl ethyl ether (tosylation followed by the Williamson ether synthesis).

(b) Why can’t we synthesize this product simply by mixing the two alcohols, adding some sulfuric acid, and heating?

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Chapter 13 Notes Alcohol -Alcohols are determined by the hydroxyl group -OH -The -OH replaces a Hydrogen atom in a Hydrocarbon molecule -Naming Alcohols, remove the Alkane ending and replace it with -ol. If a Hydrocarbon molecule has two -OH groups attached, it is called a Diol. If a molecule has three -OH groups attached, it is called a Triol....

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Textbook: Organic Chemistry
Edition: 8
Author: L.G. Wade Jr
ISBN: 9780321768414

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(a) Show how ethanol and cyclohexanol may be used to