Master Organic Chemistry
July 25, 2014 at 8:27 am
There is some water formed in the second step, which will immidiately react with HCl to form H3O+ and Cl- ions. Are these H3O+ ions also going to react with the alcohol?
March 25, 2015 at 12:23 am
James, you are a life saver. I don’t know why they don’t teach us the rules in class, I had no idea that the H is preferred to move over the C bond, and also had no idea of where the positive charge was likely to move to. Thanks so much! keep working hard
March 25, 2015 at 6:05 pm
Glad I could help!!
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