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Tue April 08, 2014 By: Shiva Raman

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Expert Reply
Wed April 09, 2014
Williamson's Synthesis:
Benzyl ethyl ether is prepared by using sodium benzyl oxide and ethyl bromide.
 
 
 
     Benzyl ethyl ether                 Ethyl bromide                                Benzyl ethyl ether
 
IUPAC Name:
We have an ether group.As per IUPAC nomenclature, the alphabet "b" should appear before the letter "e". So benzyl group is written before ethyl group so the IUPAC name of the compound is Benzyl ethyl ether.
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