Past Exam for CHEM 2313 - Organic Chemistry I at Seton Hall (SHU)

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Material Type:Exam 3
Class:CHEM 2313 - Organic Chemistry I
University:Seton Hall University
Term:Fall 2006
  • Stereochemistry
  • Transition State
  • Following Reactions
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Name_______________________________ Chem 2313 Organic Chemistry Lecture Seton Hall University Instructor: Prof. John R. Sowa, Jr. November 17, 2006 Exam III 100 points Q1________ Q2________ Q3________ Q4________ Q5________ Total_______ Good Luck! 1) (16 points) Reaction Mechanisms a) (15 pts) Write a mechanism that explains the formation of the products I and II of the following solvolysis reaction. Show all important intermediates. OH CH3OH H2SO4 (cat) OCH3 OCH3 + I II b) (1 pt) Does this above reaction occur by an SN1 or SN2 mechanism? 2) (20 pts) Reaction Coordinate Diagrams a) (10 pts) On the graphs below draw two reaction coordinate diagrams accounting for the formation of product I and II from the reaction in question 1. Assume that both reactions a slightly exothermic. Indicate the reactants, intermediates, transition states and products on the graphs. I Energy Progress of reaction II Energy Progress of reaction b) (5 points) The reaction below occurs by a...
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