Q. 264.5( 14 Votes )
How is 1-propoxyp
According to the question we have to perform the following conversion: -
The above conversion can be done easily by dehydrating 1- propanol with conc.H2SO4 at 413 K.
The mechanism of the above reaction is as follows : -
The mechanism is given below: -
In the first step, the alcohol gets protonated by the acid present to give a protonated alcohol.
In the second step, the nucleophilic attack of another alcohol molecule on the protonated alcohol gives us 1-propoxypropane as the desired product.
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