Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 18 - Ethers and Epoxides; Thiols and Sulfides - Problem: 2

Answer

See the explanation below.

Work Step by Step

Notice that in this demonstration the first step of dehydration mechanism is the proto-nation of the alcohol. H2O is then displaced by another compound to form ether.
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