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Option: 1

Both the ethers obtained by the two routes have opposite but equal optical rotation.

Option: 2

One of the either is obtained as a recemic mixture.

Option: 3

Step II & III both are S_{N}2 reaction and both have inversion

Option: 4

Step II has inversion but step III has retention.

Answers (1)



Secondary alcohol -

-OH   group is attached to secondary carbon.

- wherein




Ethers preparation by alcohol dehydration -

It is nucleophilic bimolecular reaction (SN2) having primary alkyl group.Follows SN1 pathway with secondary or tertiary alcohol.

- wherein




Therefore, Option(1) is correct

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