# Write the mechanism of the reaction of HI with methoxybenzene.

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Write the mechanism of the reaction of HI with methoxybenzene.

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The mechanism of the reaction of HI with methoxymethane involves the following steps:

Step3:

When HI is in excess and the reaction is carried out at a high temperature, the methanol formed in the second step reacts with another HI molecule and gets converted to methyl iodide