Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Acid-Catalyzed Hydration Practice Problems Solution: On the basis of the mechanism of acid-catalyzed hy...

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Solution: On the basis of the mechanism of acid-catalyzed hydration, can you suggest why the reaction would probably not be a good method for the synthesis of 3-methyl-2-butanol?

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On the basis of the mechanism of acid-catalyzed hydration, can you suggest why the reaction would probably not be a good method for the synthesis of 3-methyl-2-butanol?