The reaction

can be classified as:

  • Option 1)

    Williamson ether synthesis reaction

  • Option 2)

    Alcohol formation reaction

  • Option 3)

    Dehydration reaction

  • Option 4)

    Williamson alcohol synthesis reaction

 

Answers (1)
D Divya Saini

 

Williamson's Synthesis -

–  Nucleophilic substitution reaction involving SN2 mechanism.

–  Tertiary alkyl halide cannot be used because it undergoes elimination reaction forming alkenes.

- wherein

RONa+R'X\rightarrow ROR'+NaX

 

  This reaction is known as Williamson's Synthesis of ether.


Option 1)

Williamson ether synthesis reaction

Correct Option

Option 2)

Alcohol formation reaction

Incorrect option

Option 3)

Dehydration reaction

Incorrect option

Option 4)

Williamson alcohol synthesis reaction

Incorrect option

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