Problem: Which one of the following reactions would produce t-butyl methyl ether in high yield?A) t-butyl chloride + sodium methoxideB) t-butanol + methanol in presence of H2SO4 at 140 CC) t-butyl bromide + bromomethane in presence of NaOHD) sodium t-butoxide + bromomethane

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We are asked which one of the following reactions would produce t-butyl methyl ether in high yield.


Oxide (R1O-) + Alkyl halide (R2X) → Ether (R- O - R2)


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Which one of the following reactions would produce t-butyl methyl ether in high yield?

A) t-butyl chloride + sodium methoxide

B) t-butanol + methanol in presence of H2SO4 at 140 C

C) t-butyl bromide + bromomethane in presence of NaOH

D) sodium t-butoxide + bromomethane

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