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Sodium ethoxide has reacted with ethanoyl chloride.The compound that is produced in the above reaction is

Sodium ethoxide has reacted with ethanoyl chloride.The compound that is produced in the above reaction is

Grade:10

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Arun
25758 Points
3 years ago

As we learnt in 

Williamson's Synthesis -

–  Nucleophilic substitution reaction involving SN2 mechanism.

–  Tertiary alkyl halide cannot be used because it undergoes elimination reaction forming alkenes.

- wherein

RONa+R`X\rightarrow ROR`+NaX


hence ethyl ethanoate is formed

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