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a) Draw a structure for the neutral (uncharged) organic product of the reaction below. b) Draw...

Question:

a) Draw a structure for the neutral (uncharged) organic product of the reaction below.

b) Draw the arrows showing electron movement.

Formation of an ether:

For this reaction, the sodium amide reacts as a non-nucleophilic base. Sodium amine will react with the alcohol to generate a nucleophile with will react with the tosylate via substitution reaction to give an ether product.

Answer and Explanation:

(a) The product of the reaction is given below.

(b) The mechanism to shown formation of product is given below.

Step 1: Sodium amide (NaH)...

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