Problem: Draw an alcohol and an alkyl bromide that could be combined to give the ether shown. 

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We are asked to draw an alcohol and an alkyl bromide that could be combined to give the ether shown. 

Alcohol can be converted to an oxide base


Oxide base + alkyl halide → Ether


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Draw an alcohol and an alkyl bromide that could be combined to give the ether shown. 

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