Problem: Draw the major organic product formed when 2-butanone undergoes a reaction with NaBH4.

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Ketone + NaBH4  → Strong reduction to alcohol

2-butanone:

Parent chain → but- → 4 Cs

Modifier → ketone → at C2

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Draw the major organic product formed when 2-butanone undergoes a reaction with NaBH4.


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