Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 14 - Ethers, Epoxides, and Thioethers - Study Problems: 14-32 g

Answer

Trans-1,2-epoxy-1-methoxybutane

Work Step by Step

The longest chain is butane. The oxygen is attached to the carbon 3 and 4 of the longest chain, so it is 1,2-epoxy. Methoxy group is attached to the 1 carbon and the two groups are trans, so it is called trans-1,2-epoxy-1-methoxybutane.
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