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Ethers

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Consider the following synthesis reaction.

Reaction 1

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All the following alkyl halides can undergo elimination by the reaction represented in Experiment 1, except:

A
B
C
D
Ans. D In the Williamson ether synthesis, if the alkyl halide is either tertiary or secondary, there is a good chance that elimination reaction can prevail. However, this is not desired in this reaction. In fact, the compounds given in Choices A, B, and C can undergo elimination reaction. Only the compound in Choice D is exempt from undergoing elimination.

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