3-pentanol is heated with sulphuric acid (H2SO4) to become compound M. Compound M is reacted with Br2/ H2O to form Compound N.

Outline the reaction step and name the compound M and N

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 762
  1. Since 3-pentanol is a symmetrical secondary alcohol, treatment with H2SO4 gives the alkene and there is only one possible. That will be 2-pentene and that is M. Then Br2/H2O produces a bromohydrin reaction in which Br adds to one side of the double bond and OH adds to the other. Look up bromohydrin reactions to obtain that product which is N.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. English

    Identify the structure used in each of the sentences below. 1. The hamburger came from Hamburg, Germany, and the hot dog came from Frankfurt. simple compound complex compound-complex 2. The idea of placing meat on a bun, however,

  2. chem

    A 0.167-g sample of an unknown compound contains 0.00278 mol of the compound. Elemental analysis of the acid gives the following percentages by mass: 40.00% C; 6.71% H; 53.29% O. 1.)Determine the molecular formula of this acid.

  3. Chemistry

    How much sulphuric acid containing 90% H2SO4 by wt. is needed for the production of 1000 kg of HCl containing 42% HCl by weight in this reaction. 2NaCl + H2SO4 -----> Na2SO4 + 2HCl

  4. Chemistry

    4.72 g of a compound of carbon, hydrogen, and silver was burned in an atmosphere of oxygen, yielding 7.95 g of CO2, 1.02 g of H2O and 3.02 g of a mixture of silver and silver oxide. Because the production of this mixture yielded

  1. College Chem

    When a0.269g sample of a barium compound was treated with excess H2SO4, 0.0891g of BaSO4 formed. What is the percentage of Barium in the compound?

  2. science

    The concentration of H2SO4 in a bottle labelled "concentrated sulphuric acid" is 18M what does it mean

  3. science

    Tristan is given the task of studying the compound CO2. Before he even begins his research, what information can Tristan obtain from the compound's chemical formula alone? Select all that apply. He can tell the compound contains

  4. English

    Choose the term that describes the type of sentence shown. If you are in line early, you'll be sure to get the best tickets. A.) compound-complex B.) complex C.) compound D.) simple I think it is C? John was late to dinner and I

  1. Chemistry

    A- 50.0 g of H2SO4 react with 75.0 g of NaOH. Identify the limiting and excess reactants. How many grams of Na2SO4 will be formed? B- A chemist burns 160.0 g of aluminum in 200.0 g of oxygen. She produces 275.0 g of aluminum

  2. chemistry

    Fumaric acid, which occurs in many plants, contains, by mass, 41.4% carbon, 3.47% hydrogen, and 55.1% oxygen. A 0.050-mol sample of this compound weighs 5.80 g. The molecular formula of this compound is

  3. Science +2

    Concentrated sulphuric acid has a density of 1.9 g/ml and is 99% H2SO4 by weight. calculate the molarity of H2SO4 in this acid.

  4. chemistry

    an organic compound contains C , H and O. in one combustion analysis, 10.71 g of this compound yields 6.41 g of H2O and 15.72 g of CO2. Calculate the number of carbon atoms in this organic compound if the molar mass of the

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.