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Draw the major product of the reaction.

Question:

Draw the major product of the reaction.

Sodium hydride:

Sodium hydride (NaH) is used in organic chemistry as a base. Sodium hydride acts as a base in reactions with alcohols by abstracting a proton from the hydroxyl group to form sodium alkoxide and hydrogen gas.

Answer and Explanation:

Step 1: NaH is a base. It abstracts a proton from the hydroxyl group to form alkoxide anion

Step 2: SN2 to form the epoxide shown

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