Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Hydrogenation Practice Problems Solution: Draw the compound that would produce 4-ethyl-3-hex...

Solution: Draw the compound that would produce 4-ethyl-3-hexanol in the presence of a nickel catalyst and hydrogen.

Problem

Draw the compound that would produce 4-ethyl-3-hexanol in the presence of a nickel catalyst and hydrogen.

Solution

We are asked to draw the compound that would produce 4-ethyl-3-hexanol in the presence of a nickel catalyst and hydrogen

The use of nickel catalyst and hydrogen means that the molecule will go through Catalytic Hydrogenation with the general reaction: 



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