. What is Williamsons Synthesis Give equation


Best Answer

Explanation:

Williamson synthesis  is used for the preparation of simple as well as mixed ethers. Alkyl halide is heated with alcoholic sodium or potassium alkoxide to form corresponding ethers.

The equation for Williamson's Synthesis is-

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Thus, methyl iodide, on heating with alcoholic sodium methoxide forms dimethyl ether,

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Final Answer:

Williamson synthesis  is used for the preparation of simple as well as mixed ethers.

The equation for Williamson's Synthesis is-

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