Phenyl magnesium bromide reacts with methanol to give

  • Option 1)

    a mixture of anisole and Mg(OH)Br

  • Option 2)

    a mixture of benzene and Mg(OMe)Br

  • Option 3)

    a mixture of toluene and Mg(OH)Br

  • Option 4)

    a mixture of phenol and Mg(Me)Br

 

Answers (1)

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Zerewitinoff Method -

Reaction of alcohol with grignard reagent.

- wherein

R'OH+RMgX\rightarrow RH+R'OMgX

 

 C_{6}H_{5}MgBr+CH_{3}OH\rightarrow C_{6}H_{6}+Mg\left ( OCH_{3} \right )Br

 

Reaction of Grignard reagent with Alcohol -

Alkane is obtained.    

- wherein

 

 P{h}M{g}B{r}+CH_{3}OH\rightarrow P{h}-H+M{g}\left ( OM{e} \right )B{r}


Option 1)

a mixture of anisole and Mg(OH)Br

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

a mixture of benzene and Mg(OMe)Br

This option is correct.

Option 3)

a mixture of toluene and Mg(OH)Br

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

a mixture of phenol and Mg(Me)Br

This option is incorrect.

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