Problem: Draw the final product from the following six step reaction sequence.

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First and 2nd reaction is enolate alkylation where the alkyl halide attaches to the beta C

3rd is another enolate alkylation where the other end attaches again to the beta C creating a cyclohexane

4th and 5th reaction is strong reduction from ester to alcohol

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Draw the final product from the following six step reaction sequence.

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