Problem: Predict the product for the reaction below. 

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We’re being asked to determine the product for the given reaction.



Recall that alkynes are converted to vinyl alcohols (an enol) via either acid-catalyzed hydration or oxymercuration:



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Predict the product for the reaction below. 

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