Exp 7 – Prep of 2-chloro-2-methylbutane

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Lab Formula
2-methyl-2-butanol +HCl—–>2-chloro-2-methylbutane+H20
2-methyl-2-butanol soluble?
2-chloro-2-methylbutane soluble?
Lab Flow
mix 2M2B with HCl, shake and vent, transfer to centrifuge tube, rinse vial with water then diethyl ether, add NaCO3 to organic layer twice, add brine to organic, add sodium sulfate to organic, evaporate off the diethyl ether, perform silver nitrate test looking for white

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