Williamson ether synthesis → Follows SN2 mechanism → prefers least substituted LG and alkoxide as nucleophile
Analyzing each reaction:
A). CH3OH + CH3CH2CHOHCH2CH3 + H2SO4, 140°C → alcohol + H2SO4 → acid-catalyzed hydration
Which is the best way to prepare 3-methoxypentane via the Williamson method?
A). CH3OH + CH3CH2CHOHCH2CH3 + H2SO4, 140'C
B). CH3OH + (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH+ H2SO4, 140' C
C). CH3ONa + (CH3CH2)2CHBr
D). CH3I + (CH3CH2)2CHONa
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