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Acid-catalysed reaction of oxirane is given below:

The product is

$\begin{array}{1 1} a \\ b \\c \\ d \end{array}$

1 Answer

The acid catalysed reaction proceeds with the protonation of epoxide oxygen followed by the nucleophilic attack at the more substituted carbon.The reaction follows $SN^2$ mechanism
Hence (b) is the correct answer.
answered Feb 25, 2014 by sreemathi.v
edited Mar 22, 2014 by balaji.thirumalai