Problem: Complete the mechanism for the following reaction. Draw all the  arrows to indicate movement of electrons, write all lone pairs, all formal charges, and all products for each step. If a racemic mixture is created in the final PRODUCT, you need to draw both enantiomers and label the product “racemic”. In the dashed boxes provided, state the mechanistic step that is taking place.

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Complete the mechanism for the following reaction. Draw all the  arrows to indicate movement of electrons, write all lone pairs, all formal charges, and all products for each step. If a racemic mixture is created in the final PRODUCT, you need to draw both enantiomers and label the product “racemic”. In the dashed boxes provided, state the mechanistic step that is taking place.

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