The key to mastering alcohol reactions is understanding WHY they react as they do. What about the OH functional group makes it want to attack or get attacked, as you will learn in later mechanisms?
This video will give you a solid foundation to help you prepare to master the more advanced reactions starting with an overview of naming, how to determine alcohol ranking, and of course a review of its molecular structure.
(Watch on YouTube: Alcohol Rxn Intro . Click cc for transcription.)
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This is Video 1 in the Alcohol Reactions Video Series. Click HERE for the entire series.
Alcohol Practice Quiz and Cheat Sheet Coming soon!