Draw the major organic product(s) of the following reaction (multiple products may be drawn):
Reaction of alcohol with HI:
An alcohol can be converted to an alkyl iodide by reaction with hydroiodic acid (HI). The hydroxyl group of the alcohol gets protonated by HI followed by substitution reaction with iodide anion to afford the alkyl iodide.
Answer and Explanation:
The major organic product of the reaction is given below.
The mechanism to shown formation of the product is given below.
Step 1: The...
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from Organic & Inorganic Compounds Study GuideChapter 10 / Lesson 1