Problem: In each reaction box, place the best reagent and conditions from the list belowNaBH4 in EtOHPCC in CH2Cl2B2H6 in THFPhLi in Et2OH2O2/NaOHH3PO4,  ΔPhCO3H in CH2Cl2CH3ONa in CH3OHO3 in CH2Cl2

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In each reaction box, place the best reagent and conditions from the list below

NaBH4 in EtOH

PCC in CH2Cl2

B2H6 in THF
PhLi in Et2O
H2O2/NaOH
H3PO4,  Δ
PhCO3H in CH2Cl2
CH3ONa in CH3OH
O3 in CH2Cl2

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