Problem: (a) Which primary alcohol of molecular formula C5H12O cannot be prepared from an alkene by hydroboration–oxidation? Why? 

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(a) Which primary alcohol of molecular formula C5H12O cannot be prepared from an alkene by hydroboration–oxidation? Why? 

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