What is the general structure of an ether?

1 Answer
Apr 6, 2017

Answer:

They contain ether group functionality.....

Explanation:

Ether functionality is an oxygen atom that is connected to ether two alkyl or aryl groups (or one of each).

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Polyethers contain more than one ether linkage, For example, crown ethers, which have the structure of a ring comprising several ether links. It is also possible to form polymers that are of higher molecular weight, such as PEG (polyethylene glycol) #H−(O−CH_2−CH_2)_n−OH#.