Problem: Draw the product formed from cyclohex-2-enone in each of the following reactions.

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Conjugate addition  nucleophilic addition to electrophilic carbon of (C=C)

  • NaCN → addition of CN
  • Heat (Δ), H3O+, H2→ nitrile hydrolysis: CN → COOH
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Draw the product formed from cyclohex-2-enone in each of the following reactions.

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