CHM 422 Organic Synthesis
Handouts, Answer Keys and Sample Exams

Textbook: Introduction to Strategies for Organic Synthesis by Laurie S. Starkey (2012, Wiley)

Online Organic Chemistry lessons at Educator.com

  • see Dr. Starkey for instructions on how to sign up
  • free access is limited to only those students who are registered in Dr. Starkey's course this quarter

    Suggested Homework Problems (Starkey Text)

    Topics before Midterm (Chapters 1-3) Topics after Midterm (Chapters 4-7)
    • Chapter 1: all
    • Chapter 2: all
    • Alcohols: 3.2: 3.3ADEKN, 3.2AGDJ
    • RX, Ethers, Amines: 3.3HMPQSX
    • Alkenes/Wittig: 3.2H
    • Alkynes/Alkanes: 3.2EI, 3.3OR
    • Aldehydes/Ketones: 3.2C, 3.3FGV
    • Carboxylic Acids & Derivatives: 3.2BF, 3.3BJ
    • Midterm review: 3.1, 3.2, 3.4 (all), 3.3CILTUWYZ
    • 1,3-Dioxygen Ch. 4: 2AFH, 3ABCI, 4AFGJ, 5ACEG, 6
    • 1,5-Dioxygen Ch. 4: 2DI, 3EFJ, 4CE, 5BDI, 8
    • 1,2-Dioxygen Ch. 4: 2CE, 3DL, 4B, 5F
    • 1,4-Dioxygen Ch. 4: 2BG, 3GK, 5H
    • 1,6-Dioxygen Ch. 4: 3H, 4H;
    • Diels-Alder Ch. 6: 1ABFGHL, 2ABCDEGHI, 3-5
    • Aromatic TMs Ch. 5: 1CDFHJLM, 2ABDEF, 3CDE
    • ArN2+/SnAr Ch. 5: 1ABEGIKN, 2C, 3ABF
    • Cyclic TMs Ch. 6: 1CDEIJK, 2F, 6-9, 11
    • Asymmetric Syntheses Ch. 7: 9-13
    • Final review: 4.1, 4.3D, 4.4I, 4.7, 6.10

    Handouts (Syllabus) See also CHM 422L lab homepage, lab schedule, Harwood & Moody lab textbook index

  • Protective Groups

  • Reduction Reactions

  • Oxidation Reactions

  • Nucleophiles & Electrophiles

    Homework and Answer Keys (for current quarter)

    None available.

    Sample Exams


    Resources

    Return to
    Dr. Starkey's
    Web Page
    Return to the
    Chemistry Department
    Web Page
    Return to the
    Cal Poly Pomona
    Web Page

    Last updated September, 2016