Problem: Specify both the alcohol starting material and the reagents you would use in each step in a synthesis of the compound shown. If the synthesis requires only two steps enter “none” for step 3.Write the number/letters of the alcohol/reagents in the boxes below.

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The starting alcohol is 1-propanol reacting with PCC following mild oxidation producing an aldehyde

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Specify both the alcohol starting material and the reagents you would use in each step in a synthesis of the compound shown. If the synthesis requires only two steps enter “none” for step 3.

Write the number/letters of the alcohol/reagents in the boxes below.

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