Problem: Identify the reactant and reagent used to synthesize the product below

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The reaction is Hydroboration-Oxidation of alkene

  • This adds BH2 , anti-mark
  • hydroboration can happen up to 3 times with BH3, since there are 3 B-H bonds.
  • This is usually followed by an oxidation step to convert it to alcohol however, that step is not present in this reaction. 


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Identify the reactant and reagent used to synthesize the product below



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