Sunday
August 31, 2014

Homework Help: Organic chem

Posted by Tasneem on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 1:17pm.

i have no idea how to do this! please help me :)

1a. When sodium benzyloxide is reacted with excess acetic anhydride it produces benzyl acetate and byproducts. What are those byproducts? If extracting with dichloromethane, what could be added to the aqueous layer to sequester the byproducts? Which layer would be on top, the aqueous layer or organic layer?

1b. When sodium benzyloxide is reacted with excess acetyl chloride it produces benzyl acetate and byproducts. What are those byproducts? If extracting with chloroform, what could be added to the aqueous layer to sequester the byproducts? Which layer would be on top, the aqueous layer or organic layer?

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Organic Chemistry - 1a. When sodium benzyloxide is reacted with excess acetic ...
chemistry - hi, i am trying to develop a lab where i find the solubility of ...
science (chem) - I have a question. I'm forming Isopentyl acetate by the ...
org. chem - why is it easier to remove excess acetic acid from the products than...
chemistry - hi, i am trying to develop a lab where i find the solubility of ...
chemistrybuddy - hi, i am trying to develop a lab where i find the solubility of...
organic chemistry - Why is it easier to remove excess acetic acid from isopentyl...
Chemistry(Please help) - For an acetic acid-sodium acetate buffer to have a pH ...
chem - A solution of Acetic acid has a light red color in the presense of the ...
school - What is the pH of 0.1 M formic acid solution? Ka=1.7e10-4? What is the...

Search
Members