Organic Chemistry

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12. Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides and Thiols

Ether Cleavage

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Ethers are almost completely unreactive to reactions. They can only undergo one useful reaction – they can break apart in the presence of strong acid. 

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How to predict the products of Ether Cleavage.

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Predict the product of the following reaction.

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