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Homework Help: Forming ether from alkyl halide

  1. Aug 7, 2014 #1
    Please look at attachments.
    The book's answer seems way off. Where is there starting halide!? I posted my solution (I made a typo there. It is not EtO- but CH3O-).

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  3. Aug 7, 2014 #2


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    They use CH3I in the second reaction, that's the halide, isn't it?
  4. Aug 7, 2014 #3


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    It appears in the second step: CH3I

    [Edit: Borek, you're always too quick for me!]
  5. Aug 7, 2014 #4
    Perfect! I had an eureka moment a few seconds ago!
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